F. S. Colby, Architect

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Beatrice Nebraska, 1891-1893

Current information on F. S. Colby is very spotty. He is only found in Nebraska in 1891, as the architect of a building in Beatrice, and in 1893, in the Beatrice directory.[1]

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

Beatrice, Nebraska, 1893

Educational & Professional Associations

1893: architect, 114 N 5th, Beatrice, Nebraska.[a]

Buildings & Projects

Herwerkrel Block (1891), Beatrice, Nebraska.[1]


a. First and last Beatrice directory listing, 1893. Unlisted in 1888 and no Beatrice directories 1889-1892. No Beatrice directories 1894-1895, and unlisted in 1896.

b. Not found living in Nebraska in 1880 federal census or 1900 federal census.


1. Beatrice Democrat (November 12, 1891), 3.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “F. S. Colby, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, November 18, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, September 30, 2022.

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