Sultana Family Research
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28th June 2009: Major UPDATE regarding the Origins of SULTANA with the discovery of surname conflict discovered by Godfrey Sultana, and further research discovery has found that majority of descendants in the Male line are of the Saguna line. Though Sultana name carried through due to a legacy from a grandfather which carried the name and lands given by the Grand Master of Malta to survive in the 16th century.
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Last Update: 21-09-2017.
Reference: "Slavery in the Islands of Malta and Gozo, c1000-1812" by G.Wettinger, 2003, PEG Publishing.
1 Nure Sofi, Leader of the Karamanids, (d.1257), married to Princess N of Rum , with issue.
1.1. Karamond Bey, First Emire of Karaman, (r 1257-1261), married to Princess N. of Rum, with issue.
1.1.1. Mahmut Bey, Emir of Karaman, (r 1300-1312), married to Princess N. of Rum, with issue.
184.108.40.206. Ala ud-Din Shuja ud Din Halil Mirza Bey, Emir of Karaman (r 1332-1340), married to Princess N. of Rum, with issue.
220.127.116.11.1. Prince Ala ud-Din Ali, (killed 1397), Emir of Karaman, married to Princess Nafisa Khanum of the Ottoman Empire (d/o Sultan Murad1), with issue.
18.104.22.168.1.1. Nazir ud-Din Ghiyas ud-Din Muhammad II, (1397-1423), Emir of Karaman, married to Princess Inju Khanum of the Ottoman Empire, (d/o Sultan Mohammed I), with issue.
22.214.171.124.1.1.1. Prince Taj ud-Din Sarim ud-Din Ibrahim II, (d. 1467), Emir of Karaman, married 1426 to (Aunt) Princess Ilaldi Khanum of the Ottoman Empire, (d/o Sultan Mohemmad I), with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Prince Solimano bin Musa Bey, Captured into Slavery and settled in Rhodes Is then Malta. (1507-59). see below.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Princess N. of Karaman, married to Mahmud Bey, Emir of Ramadan.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Princess Gul-Shah Khanun, (1433-1487), married to Mohammed II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
126.96.36.199.1.1.2. Prince Isa Bey, (d. 1437), married 1427 to (Aunt) Princess N. Khanum (d/o of Sultan Mohammed I of the Ottoman Empire), with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Princess Husni of Karaman, married to Bayezid II, Sultan of Ottoman Empire.
220.127.116.11.1.1.3. Prince Bengi Ala ud-Din Ali II, Amir of Karaman, married 1426 to (Aunt) Princess Aisha Khanum (d/o Sultana Muhammed I of the Ottoman Empire).
18.104.22.168.1.1.4. Princess N. of Karaman, married to Nasireddin Mehmed Bey, Emir of Dalkadir.
22.214.171.124.1.2. Princess Sultana of Karaman, married to Bayezid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
126.96.36.199. Princess N. of Karaman, married to Yakup I Bey, Emir of Germiyan.
1. SOLIMANO BIN MUSA (alias Saverio Sultana), from
1.1. Giovanni Soltana, (1540-92), married 1555 at
1.1.1. Maria Soltana, (1559-), married 1574 Matrice Gozo to Antonio Micallef, an Ex Slave of Ethopia, with issue.
188.8.131.52. (only child) Giulia Sultana Micallef, upon marriage part of her legacy was the lands given to her grand father and great grand father and both her spouse to take on the surname of Soltana to carry further the legacy given by the Grand Master de Homedes., Married 1587 Rabat Gozo to Nicola Savona "sives Sagona", with issue.
184.108.40.206.1. (First Marriage) Giovanni Soltana, married 1629 at Porto Salvo,
220.127.116.11.1.1. Agostino Soltana, married 1659 to Grazia Zarb, with issue.
18.104.22.168.1.1.1. Domenico Soltana, married 1692 to Caterina Cremona, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Pietro Sultana, married 1733 to Caterina Camilleri, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1. Francesco Sultana, married 1803 to Giovanna Vella., with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.1.2. Giovanni Sultana., married 1692 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Petronilla Attard., with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Alonsa Soltana., married 1713 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Franco Greco.
126.96.36.199.1.1.3. Valenza Sultana, married 1698 Nadur Gozo to Andrea Agius, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Gio Pietro Francesco Agius de Soldanis, Historian, (1712-1770).
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Silvestra Agius, married 1726 Valletta to Angelo Bonnici., with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Valenza Bonnici, married 1757 Valletta to Andrea Formosa, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1. Aloiseo Formosa, married 1793 Qormi to Grazia Farrugia.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.2. Rosa Bonnici, married 1760 Valletta to Antonio Balzan, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2.1. Michele Balzan, married 1791 Valletta to Maria Brunett.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.2.2. Gaetano Balzan, married 1799 Rabat Gozo to Emmanuele Falzon, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.2.2.1. Saverio Balzan, married 1835 Valletta to Teresa Calleja.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2.3. Maria Balzan, married 1784 Valletta to Giuseppe Vella
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Poala Agius, married 1723 Valletta to Vincenzo Xuereb.
220.127.116.11.1.1.4. Antonio Sultana, married 1689 Valletta to Anna Maria Manumessa, Converta, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Maria Sultana, married 1720 Vittoriosa to Antonio Pallaris, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Rosa Pallaris, married 1747 Vittoriosa to Francesco Chetcuti.
184.108.40.206.1.2. Domenco Soltana., married 1663 to Maria Vella., with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.2.1. Caterina Soltana., married 1692 to Michele Rapa.
18.104.22.168.1.2.2. Geronima Soltana., married 1690 to Giuseppe Xerri.
22.214.171.124.1.2.3. Ubaldesca Soltana., married 1685 to Damiano Borg.
126.96.36.199.1.3. Gio Maria Soltana., married 1679 to Maria Mercieca., with issue.
188.8.131.52.1.3.1. Vittoria Soltana., married 1709 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Felice Cordina.
184.108.40.206.1.3.2. Grazia Soltana., married 1711 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Publio Tabone.
220.127.116.11.1.3.3. Stefano Soltana., married 1713 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Orsola Attard., with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Lorenzo Sultana., married 1769 at Casal Caccia to Modesta Mili., with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Coronto Sultana., married 1790 at Casal Caccia to Aloisea Grech., with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.2. Paolo Sultana, married 1832 Cospicua to Fortunata Cachia Sayd, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.2. Orsola Sultana., married 1790 at Casal Caccia to Salvatore Bajada.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.3. Giuseppe Sultana., married 1792 at Casal Caccia to Maria Attard.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.4. Francesco Sultana., married 1794 at Casal Caccia to Modesta Bonello.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.5. Margherita Sultana., married 1801 at Casal Caccia to Giuseppe Azzopardi.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.6. Giuseppa Sultana., married 1805 at Casal Caccia to Paolo Grech.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.7. Leila Sultana., married 1798 at Casal Caccia to Angelo Grech.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.8. Michele Sultana., married 1814 at Casal Caccia to Anna Rapa.
126.96.36.199.1.3.4. Giuseppe Sultana., married 1716 at Nadur, Gozo to Orsola Sayd., with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Gregorio Sultana., married 1755 at Casal Caccia to Maria Bonello., with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1. Gregory Sultana., married 1783 at Casal Caccia to Maria Borg.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2. Angela Sultana., married 1791 at Casal Caccia to Michele Debrincat.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.3. Paolo Sultana., married 1795 at Casal Caccia to Rosaria Refalo.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Angelo Sultana, married 1758 Gharb Gozo to Caterina Caruana, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Salvatore Sultana, married 1795 Gharb Gozo to Giuseppa Cassar, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1. Giuseppe Sultana, married 1837 Xewkija Gozo to Maddalena Magro, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1.1.1. Angelo Sultana, married 1878 Rabat Gozo to Francesca Cassar, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Salvatore Sultana, married 1924 Rabat Gozo to Maria Rosa Gatt, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1. Angelo Sultana, married 1951 Victoria Gozo to Fortunata Schembri, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2. Bernardo Sultana, married 1779 Nadur Gozo to Angela Tabone.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.3. Rosa Sultana, married 1774 Xaghra Gozo to Liberto Grech, Deputy Lieutenant of Xaghra, Gozo (1815 -1839).
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Caterina Sultana, married 1739 to Agostino Bugeja, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Maria Bugeja, married 1773 to Giuseppe Buttigieg.
188.8.131.52.1.3.5. Teresa Sultana, married 1718 Xaghra Gozo to Michele Farrugia.
184.108.40.206.1.3.6. Gregorio Sultana, married 1709 Casal Caccia to Maria Farrugia, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Gio Maria Sultana, married 1738 Nadur Gozo to Maria Vella, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Andrea Sultana, married (1) to Margheriat Xerri, married (2) 1753 Casal Caccia to Anna Meilac, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1. (First Marriage) Giuseppe Sultana, married 1750 Casal Caccia to Rose Galea, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1.1.1. Rosario Sultana, married 1781 Nadur Gozo to Maria Camilleri, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Rosa Sultana, married 1812 Valletta to Rosario Gristi (Grixti), with issue.
184.108.40.206.1.4. Aloiseo sives Agostino Soltana., married 1679 to Alonsa Bigeni., with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.4.1. Giuseppe Soltana., married 1711 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Domenica Mifsud.
18.104.22.168.1.4.2. Grazia Soltana, married 1724 Xaghra Gozo to Bernardo Pace.
22.214.171.124.1.4.3. Angelo Soltana, married 1739 Xaghra Gozo to Caterina Grima, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Modesta Soltana, married 1753 Xaghra Gozo to Francesco Vella, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1. Orsola Vella, married 1786 Rabat Gozo to Daniele Xicluna.
18.104.22.168.1.5. Maruzza Soltana., married 1672 at Casal Caccia to Lorenzo Vella.
22.214.171.124.1.6. Gregorio Soltana, married 1663 at Casal Caccia to Angelica Gafa.
126.96.36.199.1.7. Caterina Soltana., married 1658 at Casal Caccia to Domenico Bartolo.
188.8.131.52.1.8. Matteolo Soltana, married 1666 Naxxar to Maria Bartolo.
184.108.40.206.1.9. Bernardo Soltana, married 1672 Birkirkara to Grazia Zarb, with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.9.1. Giuseppe Soltana, married 1718 Zebbug Malta to Maria Gafa, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Bernardo Sultana, married (1) 1761 Xaghra Gozo to Rosa Cassar, married (2) 1794 Xaghra Gozo to Francesca Attard, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. (First Marriage) Giuseppe Sultana, married 1784 Xewkija Gozo to Grazia Spiteri, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.1. Francesco Sultana, married 1808 Valletta to Rosa Cutajar, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.1.1.1. Maria Rosa Sultana, married 1832 Rabat Gozo to Tommaso Zammit.
126.96.36.199.1.9.2. Giovanni Sultana, married 1692 Xaghra Gozo to Petronilla Attard.
188.8.131.52.2. Pietro Soltana., (1590-)., married 1627 at Casal Caccia to Valenza Mercieca., with issue.
184.108.40.206.2.1. Giuseppe Soltana., married 1667 at Casal Caccia and Zurrico to Teresa Mizzi., with issue.
220.127.116.11.2.1.1. Salvatore Soltana., married 1703 at Casal Caccia to Grazia Zahra, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Giuseppe Sultana, married 1737 Nadur to Tomasica Mizzi, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Maria Sultana, married 1756 Matrice Gozo to Giuseppe Vella., with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.1. Salvatore Vella, married 1778 Valletta to Anna Camilleri, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.1.1.1. Croisfissa Vella, dunm.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1.1.2. Pasquale Vella.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.1.3. Giuseppe Vella, married in Gozo to Maria Xicluna, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Anna Vella, married 1837 to Francesco Montanaro.
188.8.131.52.2.1.2. Pasquale Soltana., married 1705 at Casal Caccia to Teresa Spiteri.
184.108.40.206.2.1.3. Giovanni Soltana., married 1701 at Casal Caccia, Gozo to Petronilla Buhagiar.
220.127.116.11.2.1.4. Caterina Sultana, married 1669 Matrice Gozo to Andrea Portelli.
18.104.22.168.2.1.5. Grazia Sultana, married 1694 Matrice Gozo to Giuseppe Grech, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Ferdinando Grech, married 1723 Matrice Gozo to Margarita Spiteri, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1. Giuseppe Grech, married 1745 Rabat Gozo to Geronima Azzopardi, with issue.
1.1.2. Stefano Soltana., (1572-), 'Monk', dunm.
1.1.3. Johanna Soltana., (1574-), 'Nun', dunm.
1.1.4. Romanza Soltana., (1575-)., Nun., dunm.
1.2. Fatima Soltana., (1541-73).
(1543-64)., married 1560 at
1.3.1. Giovanni Soltana., (1562-85)., married
220.127.116.11. Angelo Soltana., (1583-1641).,
18.104.22.168.1. Giovani Soltana., (Surname changed
to Soltan) (1609-89), married 1636 at
22.214.171.124.1.1. Rev. Angelo Soltan., (1637-1705)., Priest., dunm.
126.96.36.199.1.2. Rev. Antonio Soltan., (1638-57)., Priest., dunm.
188.8.131.52.1.3. Abbott. Carmelo Soltan., (1639-84)., dunm.
184.108.40.206.1.4. Amelia Soltan., (1641-1721)., married (1) 1659 at Messina to Nobile Enrico Rosso., married (2) 1674 at Messina to Barone Alessandro d’Aquila., married (3) 1683 at Messina to Captaino Gerhard von Miesen.
220.127.116.11.1.5. Antonia Soltan., (1642-1735).,
Superior of the Order of St Domenics in
18.104.22.168. Leonara Soltana., (1585-1629).,
married 1601 at
22.214.171.124.1. Andrea Caruana, married 1622 Zejtun to Paolina Bonnici, with issue.
126.96.36.199.1.1. Mariano Caruana, married (1) to Marietta N, married (2) 1676 Cospicua to Maria Agius, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1.1.1. (First marriage) Paolo Caruana, married 1662 Gharghur to Grazia Schembri.
184.108.40.206.1.1.2. Grazia Caruana, married 1664 Valletta to Poalo Magro.
220.127.116.11.1.2. Maria Caruana, married 1651 Cospicua to Michele Camilleri.
18.104.22.168.1.3. Isabella Caruana, married 1659 Cospicua to Clemente Stafrag, with issue.
22.214.171.124.1.3.1. Imperia Stafrag, married 1686 Ghaxaq to Sig Giuseppe Migliarelli.
126.96.36.199.1.4. Caterina Caruana, married 1663 Zurrieq to Maruzio Cachia.
188.8.131.52.1.5. Maruzza Caruana, married 1672 Mdina to Giacomo Azzopardi.
184.108.40.206. Fabrizio Soltana, (Migrated to
220.127.116.11.1. Giorgio Sultana, married 1651 Vittoriosa to Angelica Sultana (Niece), with issue.
18.104.22.168.1.1. Ursola Sultana, married 1684 Matrice Gozo to Giuseppe Spiteri.
22.214.171.124. Attilio Sultana, married 1604 Valletta to Cecilia Piantaniden, with issue.
126.96.36.199.1. Cecilia Sultana, Nun.
188.8.131.52.2. Ottavia Sultana, Nun.
184.108.40.206.3. Angelica Sultana, married 1651 Vittoriosa to (Cousin) to Giorgio Sultana.
220.127.116.11. Mauro Sultana, married 1610 Valletta to N Tis.
1.4. Isidore Soltana., (1544-79).
1.5. Maria Soltana., (1547-71).
1.6. Elvira Soltana., (1548-95).
1.7. Pietro Soltana., (1549-56)., dunm.