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Great Grandfather Probasco

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Great Grandfather Probasco

Lezlie (View posts)
Posted: 28 Aug 2005 9:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Probasco, Roberts
Hello-- My Great Grandfather was named Probasco, possible Roberto (he was called that) or Frank. He owned a shipping & hotel firm and was (as we understand) from Rome. His portrait shows a very Northern Italian-looking man with very white hair. I am told his family was originally from the Po River valley region of Italy.

His first wife was "Jessie" Josephine or Jessica (she may have changed it after the divorce in the late 1800's) Rheinheimer, she may have been French or French Canadian. They had two children, I am descended from Ethel who married a Welshman named Roberts (who was a Dr. in Kansas City and later in Mt. Vernon, Missouri) and had four surviving children: Esther (married Ellis Kinyon), Robert (married Virginia), Billy Joe (married Ruth) and Alan. I am Esther's (was born “Easter Morning, changed in the 50’s) child. Jessie moved west to California in the late 1800's. There are paintings of hers depicting Marin Head and San Francisco Bay.

Are we related? If so, there is a whole branch of the "clan" to reclaim with many descendants. Yours, Lezlie
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Lezlie 28 Aug 2005 3:29PM GMT 
nprobasco1 28 Aug 2005 5:08PM GMT 
Lezlie 29 Aug 2005 3:58PM GMT 
nprobasco1 29 Aug 2005 5:24PM GMT 
Lezlie 29 Aug 2005 7:30PM GMT 
nprobasco1 29 Aug 2005 11:15PM GMT 
Lezlie 30 Aug 2005 1:00AM GMT 
niblickadman1 31 Mar 2011 2:12AM GMT 
robinmaile16 27 Nov 2012 9:04PM GMT 
niblickadman1 27 Nov 2012 9:59PM GMT 
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