Albert (Vojtech) Mrkvicka (1852- ), Carpenter-Architect

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Wilber, Nebraska, 1891

Albert Mrkvicka was born circa 1852 in Caslav, Central Bohemia. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1874 and worked as a carpenter in Wilber. Mrkvicka married his wife, Mary, in 1875. It was a union that went on to produce at least four children.[1][2][3]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Wilber, Nebraska, 1891 [1]

Educational & Professional Associations

1880: carpenter, Wilber, Nebraska.[2]

1900: occupation not listed, Garfield, Nebraska.[3]

Buildings & Projects



1. Margie Sobotka, Nebraska, Kansas Czech Settlers, 1891-1895 (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1980), 33, accessed through, January 14, 2016,,%20Kansas%20Czech%20Settlers%201891-1895/Nebraska/Colfax%20p155a-173.pdf

2. 1880 United States Census, s.v. “Albert Mrkvicka,” Wilber, Saline County, Nebraska, accessed through

3. 1900 United States Census, s.v. “Albert Mckricka,” Garfield, Buffalo County, Nebraska, accessed through

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Albert (Vojtech) Mrkvicka (1852- ), Carpenter-Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 16, 2015. Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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