John Zvonicek Sr. was born on 1 February 1833, in Bohemia, Austria as the son of Mr. Zvonicek and Mrs. Zvonicek. He married Anna "Annie" Lochmann about 1850, in Bohemia, Austria. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilber Election Precinct, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 5 September 1921, in De Witt Township, Saline, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bohemian National Cemetery, Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States.
Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.