Josef Skranka (1860- ), Mason

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Midland Precinct, Nebraska

Josef Skranka was born in March 1860, in Makov, Litomysle, Chrudim, Bohemia. In 1894, he was a mason in Midland Precinct, and he later became a farmer. Skranka was married to Katie, and they had five children.[1][2]

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

Midland Precinct, Nebraska, 1894.[1]

Educational & Professional Associations

1894: mason, Midland Precinct, Nebraska.[1]

1900: farmer, Wilson Precinct, Nebraska.[2]

Buildings & Projects



1. Margie Sobotka, Nebraska, Kansas Czech Settlers, 1891-1895 (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1980), 165, accessed through, March 16, 2015,,%20Kansas%20Czech%20Settlers%201891-1895/Nebraska/Colfax%20p155a-173.pdf

2. 1900 United States Census, s.v. "Joseph Skranka," Wilson Precinct, Colfax County, Nebraska, accessed through

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Josef Skranka (1860- ), Mason,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 16, 2015. Accessed, May 26, 2020.

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