Gazlay Family History

FamilyJoseph P. Soltan


FatherVictor J. Soltan (7 May 1890 - 3 April 1970)
MotherMagdalina ‘Margaret’ Krupowski (27 May 1896 - December 1984)

Personal Information

Record Created: 1 June 2015; Last Edited: 7 September 2015 
NameJoseph P. Soltan
Born 21 February 1921 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York1, 2, 3
Married to Nancy A. Morris4
Died 15 October 1975 in Albany, Albany County, New York3


Spouse 1FamilyNancy A. Morris (daughter of Charles Morris and Bridget Christian)
Born 24 May 1925
Married to Joseph P. Soltan
Married to Peter B. Johnson
Died 7 March 1999 in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine
Children of Joseph P. Soltan and Nancy A. Morris:
+1.FamilyDiane M. Soltan
Born 22 May 1947
Married to RIchard T. Davala
+2.FamilyKathleen Soltan
Born 5 March 1949
Married to Louis Anagnostis


  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam City, Enumeration District 29-19, Sheet No. 14B, family of Victor Soltan (39, Lithuania, laborer, locomotive works, first married age 26, immigrated 1912); wife Magdalena Soltan (33, Poland, first married age 20, immigrated 1913); daughter Lillian Soltan (13, New York); son Joseph Soltan (9, New York); brother in law Stanislaw Krupowski (41, Poland, immigrated 1909).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam, Enumeration District 29-24, Sheet No. 2B, family of Victor J. Soltan (49, Lithuania, carpet sewer, rug mfg); wife Margaret Soltan (44, Lithuania [sic], fastener, rug mfg); daughter Lillian Soltan (21, New York, ___ worker); son Joseph Soltan (19, New York).
  3. Obituary, Leader-Herald, Gloversville-Johnstown, New York, available at 17 October 1975, Joseph P. Salton, died 15 October 1975 in Albany, New York, age 54. The article provides vital and biographical details, and the names of his sister, mother, and two daughters.
  4. Obituary, The Recorder, Amsterdam, New York, 8 March 1999, Nancy A. Johnson, died 7 May 1999. The article provides vital and biographical details and the names of her first husband, John P. Salton, her second husband, Peter B. Johnson, and others.