Simon ProbusSarah (Weedman) Probus

William Thomas ProbusMargaret Jane (Brashear) Probus

Henry Simon Probus

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Children with:
Emma L. (Layman) Probus

Wavie 'Wavey' Thomas Probus
Annie Elizabeth (Probus) Shrader
Mary (Probus) (Cruchlow) Powell
James William Reason "Willie" Probus
Henry Simon Probus
  • Born: 1868, Kentucky
  • Married 19 June 1899, Grayson County, Ky, to Emma L. (Layman) Probus
  • Died: 30 Oct 1961, Grayson Co., KY
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    Died at age 93, Kentucky Death Records, Volume 048, Certificate 23703, Death Volume 1961. Residence at time of death listed as Breckinridge County, Ky.

    Grayson County Kentucky marriages, June 19. 1899, Henry Probus, age 21, son of William T. Probus and Margaret Brasher.

    Grayson County Kentucky census, 1910, age 29, wife Emma age 25, son Wavy H. age 10, son Willie age 7, daughter Mary age 4, all born Kentucky.

    3/2/2004 Had conversation with Annie Elizabeth (Probus) Shrader. Annie told of an article she had read about the reconstruction of Abraham Lincoln's birth home (cabin). She remembers when her father, Henry Simon Probus, got the contract to cut the logs for the restoration project. Henry and his son Wavie cut all the logs for the restoration of the Abraham Lincoln birth cabin using only a Broad Axe.

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