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Probart, Wm. Y.
Section 28.2
ID # 280709 

In
Memory
Of
Wm. Y. Probart
Who died 16th Dec.
1819 

Documentation
1908 Plat: Wm. Probart died in 1819
                Section 28 NE Lot 87
1909 List: Probart, William 28 NE Lot 6 Lot Owner Wm. H. Bedford Note: This is in error. 2005 Survey located Probart’s tombstone in Section 28.2 (Section 28 NE). In 1909 List, Foster Sayrs and Miss P. Foster were correctly listed in 28 NE Lot 87.

1908 Survey: “William Probart died 1819”
1971 & 2005 Survey: “William Probart died 16th Dec. 1849”
After Restoration 2009: Inscription legible with death date “1819”

In 2005 Survey, there were only three tombstones in Section 28.2: Miss Parnel Johnson died 1820, Foster Sayrs died 1820 and Wm. Y. Probart died 1819. The remains of these three people were re-interred in the City Cemetery after the cemetery opened in 1822.

Clayton’s 1880 History of Davidson County, page 197, listed under “Manufacturers in Nashville in 1802 ~ Wm. Y. Probart Ready-Made Clothes”

Update Report: 11-4-2010



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After 2009 Restoration

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