MY stepdad's mother Alice was a Kurtinaitis. They came from Suwalki Province of Lithuania and arrived in Pittston Luzerne County PA as miners. There are several there and I am now trying to discern which one is the grandfather and such.
They stated the birth town Rudomina Lithuania just above the border of Poland. It was Russia then.
They were told as children they descended from King Vytautis and a relation owned the property in Apple Valley CA that was sold to Roy Rogers.