Frantisek Mrkvicka (ca. 1843- ), Architect

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Ravenna, Nebraska, 1891

Frantisek Mrkvicka was born in Caslav, Central Bohemia and worked as a carpenter in Nebraska. His wife's name was Mary, and he had five children.[2] He was not found in Nebraska in the federal census of 1900.

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

Ravenna, 1891.[1]

Educational & Professional Associations

1880: carpenter, Wilber, Nebraska.[2]

1891: Ravenna, Nebraska.[1]

Buildings & Projects



1. Margie Sobotka, Nebraska, Kansas Czech Settlers, 1891-1895 (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1980), 125, accessed through, February 17, 2015,,%20Kansas%20Czech%20Settlers%201891-1895/Nebraska/Colfax%20p155a-173.pdf

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

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Frantisek Mrkvicka (ca. 1843- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 17, 2015. Accessed, April 15, 2021.

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