Museum the New Llano Colony

Donna Goble, Jr.

Birth: Born around 1919 in California.  

Family Information: Daughter of Arthur and Donna Goble.

Sister of Dolores Goble.

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: She was often part of the program at the theater; A junior member of the Glee Club.

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:  


Sources: US Census: 1920; "Vernon Parish Democrat": January 19, 1929, February 28, 1929; March 7, 1929; "Llano Colonist": October 20, 1928, March 9, 1929  


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