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Dolores Goble

Birth: Born around 1927 in California.  

Family Information: Daughter of Arthur and Donna Goble.

Sister of Donna Goble, Jr..

Granddaughter of Ora Etta Newman.  


Pre-Colony History: In October 1928 the Goble family, along with Bill Newman and his wife, drove into the colony to again take up work the Llano Way. Many colonists remembered them as they had been colonists ten and more years before.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony:  

Other Info: Weekend visitors at the Rice Ranch in early 1929 included "Curly" Goble, his mother, wife and two daughters. They enjoyed a meal featuring a large, fat goose.

In 1929 the theater program featured camera pictures of Llano, California and Newllano which were shown on a white screen while George Pickett paid tribute to the Auld Lang Syners who had been part of the pioneer days of the colony including: Peter, Dora and Harold Kemp; L. Roedemeister, Dad Thomas and Mr. Fox; Septer, Runa and Rhea May Baldwin; Chas. Anderson, Anton Van Nuland and Theo Landrum; Susan and Albert Moore; William and Mrs. Newman; Arthur, Donna, Donna 2nd and Dolores Goble; and George Pickett himself.  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 she was living in California with her parents.

In 1948 she married Alvia York, a merchant marine born in Louisiana, in Washington.  


Sources: US Census: 1920, 1940; "Llano Colonist": October 20, 1928, January 19, 1929, March 9, 1929; Washington Marriage Records  


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