Rev. David Probst,
a pioneer Welsh Baptist preacher and well known in Sharon, died at Youngtown
last Friday, aged 86 years. He was
born in Wales on Christmas, 1814, and in addition to the Welsh Baptist Church of
Youngstown [he] organized congregations at Niles, Girard, Churchill, Coleburg,
Hubbard, and other places.
Herald, Nov. 3, 1899