Museum the New Llano Colony



Margit L. "Margaret" Kapotsy Alternate spelling Margrett, Margitte, Marguerite

Birth: She was born in Czechoslovakia in November 1880. She came to the U.S. in July 1926 and began her application for U.S. Citizenship in August 1940.  

Description: On her declaration of intention form for naturalization in 1940 she was described as being 5'7" tall, weight 164 pounds with slate (gray) eyes and hair.  

Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: She married Albert Kapotsy in March 1926 at Budapest, Hungary.

Mother of Richard Kapotsy; Step-mother of Albert, Jr., Margaret, Florence and Charles Kapotsy.

 

Job in Colony:  

Home in Colony: In 1930 the family was listed twice on the US census -- once in the colony and once in Leesville, LA, so possibly around this time they were making the move to Leesville and somehow were counted twice. In both cases Albert was listed as a plumber, but the page in Leesville had additional family members that were not present on the colony listing -- Albert's oldest daughter, Emma, and his sister, Mary Kapotsy (who was a nurse in DeRidder). 

Other Info:

 

Post-Colony History: In 1940 Albert and Margit were living in Leesville with their son, Richard while Albert did job plumbing.  

Death: She died in 1977 and was buried in the O'Banion Cemetery at New Llano, Louisiana.

 

Sources: US Census: 1930, 1940; Photo Archives; Preliminary Naturalization Form of Margaret Kapotsy; US Social Security Applications and Claims Index; US SSDI; FindAGrave.com