Josef Gascho Jr., the oldest son of the Gascho family, was supposed to remain behind in order to absolve the Bavarian military service. A medical certificate dated 20. 3. 1851, declares him fit for military service. A further medical certificate dated 31. 3. 1851 did not change things. According to a Court Order Joseph Gascho Jr. was not allowed to emigrate and the already issued passport for the Gascho family was confiscated and the emigrating Gascho family had to leave their oldest son behind in Probfeld.

It is likely that the entire population of the settlement of Probfeld emigrated to Canada. The farm in Probfeld was left behind.
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