Genealogy Books and References

There are many Goble authors and this is not a complete listing. There are several wonderful Goble references and history books currently available for purchase. In most cases you will need to contact the author. Contact information and/or links to the author's site are provided when possible.
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THE CUPBOARD IN THE ATTIC by Robert Goble. The book is approximately 270 pages and contains over 130 photographs, illustrations, sketches and maps, most never having been previously published. Approximately 270 pages of photographs and text outlining the history and life of the Goble family, from Goble’s Corners to Penhurst Farm in southern Ontario (1800 to 1950). Out of Print.

THIS GUNNER AT HIS PIECE" by Jim Haas. This Goble descendant is happy to announce the publication of his new book titled: "This Gunner at His Piece" College Point, New York and the Civil War with Biographies of the Men Who Served. Point your browser to to read all about it. Paperback, 6" x 9", 272 pages with more than 30 photos, maps and illustrations. Price: $24.95 (Includes Shipping & Handling)

THE GOBLE FAMILY IN AMERICA - DESCENDANTS OF STEPHEN GOBLE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, by Evelyn Goble Steen - 1996. Library of Congress Number 96-69554, ISBN 0-9653482-0-2. A genealogical history of the family of Thomas Goble of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and his direct descendants to Stephen Goble of the Revolutionary War. The research emphasis is on this Revolutionary War veteran and his descendants. Order Form (Available at $20.00 US or $25.00 CDN including shipping and handling.)

GOBLE GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY, ROLVENDEN & ADJACENT PARISHES, KENT, ENGLAND, 1994, Golden, Colorado, USA, Quirke, Quirke and Assoc., 91 p., Library of Congress Number 94-65860, ISBN 0-944113-02-08. Available in The British Library, London; Society of Genealogists, London; Center of Kentish Studies, Maidstone, Kent; Kent Family History Society, Aylesford, Kent; Family History Library of the Church of the Later Day Saints (microfilm #1559433, item 32); Denver Public Library, Denver, CO. (Available at $50.00 post paid.) Contact Terence Quirke

JONATHAN GOBLE OF JAPAN: MARINE, MISSIONARY, MAVERICK by F. Calvin Parker in 1990. Library of Congress Number 89-27253, ISBN 0819176397. Includes bibliographical references and index. "Jonathan Goble (1827-1896) rose to fame as inventor of the jinrikisha/jinricksha, the epoch-making "pull-man car" of Japan." Out of Print

ICON AND OUTCAST: THE LIFE OF JONATHAN GOBLE (Paperback) by F. Calvin Parker 2007. Jonathan Goble (1827-1896) was the most colorful and aggressive missionary in nineteenth-century Japan. The maverick Baptist won acclaim as inventor of the rickshaw, translator of the oldest extant Bible portion published in Japan, and pioneer in the distribution of Scriptures. But he was disliked for his volcanic temper, violent acts, and shady ethics. The missionary icon became an outcast. ISBN-10: 0595451993, ISBN-13: 978-0595451999. If you would like to own a copy of this book go to or another on-line bookseller. List Price: $20.95

THE ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM PERRY GOBLE (1869-1937), by Lloyd Neil Goble February, 1996. Included some family photographs and directory.

DEEP IN THE HEART OF AMERICA: a chronology of six German immigrant lines to St. Clair County, Illinois. by Flora von Roeder. Published: Houston, Tex. : F. von Roeder, c1995. LC Call No.: CS71.G593 1995. Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Subjects: Göbel family. Fritz family. Petrie family. Ulrich family. Germany -- Genealogy. Illinois -- Genealogy.Control No.: 2569880

JENSEN--GOBLE AND ALLIED FAMILIES, CA. 1826-1983. Loaned to the LDS for filming by Janet Welter in 1989. Family and ancestors of Dolma Christine Jensen Goble who was born in 1909 at Lake Village, Indiana. Can be found in the Family History Center of the Church of the Later Day Saints #1638074.

A RICH HARVEST, The History, Buildings, and People of Lincoln, Massachusetts, by John C. MacLean. Published by the Lincoln Historical Society - 1987. Library of Congress Number 878-26051.

ANCESTRY OF THE GOBLE FAMILY: from Gabels in Pennsylvania through Maryland to Gobbels in North Carolina, by George and Betty (Jacoby) Gibson.Published: Columbia, MO (One Springer Dr., Columbia 65201) G. and B. Gibson, [1987]Description: 66 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. LC Call No.: CS71.G593 1987Subjects: Göbel family. Gable family.Control No.: 1498757

HISTORY OF OUR PEOPLE, by Lorna G. Hickmott (Compiled in 1985, not published.)

GENEALOGY OF THE HAND FAMILY AND RELATED FAMILIES, by Dorothy Hand Dymond, 1982. Library of Congress Number 81-86111. A genealogical history of the Hand family and related families including early history of the Goble, Brewer and Houghton families. Includes family photographs and is sourced very well.

GOBBLE FAMILY GENEALOGY, FIRST & SECOND (1986) EDITIONS by James Sargeant Gobble. Both editions are very good German Gobble/Goble references. Published: [Tillamook, Or.] : J.S. Gobble, c1981.LC Call No.: CS71.G569 1981

PIONEER FAMILIES OF NORTHWESTERN NEW JERSEY by William C. Armstrong, Hunterdon House Lambertville, NJ, 1979. Includes genealogy of the Roy family. Published: Lambertville, N.J. : Hunterdon House, 1979.LC Call No.: F133.A745 1979

GOBLE FAMILIES, a Compilation by Norma Goble Boykiw, 1976 (Can be found in the Library of Congress #76-4355, the Family History Center of the Church of the Later Day Saints, the DAR library, as well as Historical Libraries across the country.)

THE GOBBEL FAMILY OF ROWAN, By Luther L. Gobbel. (Luther Lafayette) Contains history of the German line of Gobbels. Vol. 2: "An extensive supplement to The Gobel family of Rowan, written in 1974 and published in 1976, with a combined index to both the first book and volume II." Includes bibliographical references and index. Published: Durham, N.C.: Gobbel, c1976-1985. LC Call No.: CS71.G593 1976

THE SHEPARD FAMILIES OF NEW ENGLAND Volume III, Additional Family Groups, compiled by Gerald Faulkner Shepard, Edited by Donald Lines Jacobus. Published: New Haven, New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1971-1973. LC Call No.: CS71.S547 1971

CONCORD: CLIMATE FOR FREEDOM, by Ruth Robinson Wheeler, 1967. Library of Congress #67-31527, Concord Antiquarian Society.

LITTLE GRANDMOTHER, by Bernice McKee Stawnaker, 1962. This book details a branch of the Goble family in Indiana. Contributed by Harriet Olive Keeler Goble. Available in the DAR Library, Card Catalog number 00276.

THE GOBLE GRANDFATHERS, by Elsie Smith, 1959 (Found in the Family History Center of the Church of the Later Day Saints.)

ONE GOBLE FAMILY IN AMERICA FROM 1634-1942,By LeRoy Truman Goble, Typed by Mrs. J. L. Sumsion in 1954. Includes family Bible records of Caleb Goble, son of Daniel Goble and Rhoda Doud. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah in 1987. Can be found in the Family History Center of the Church of the Later Day Saints #1320544.

THE GOBLE FAMILY, By George W. Goble, 1952 (This book was the first extensive compilation known on the Goble History. It was handwritten and can be found in the Family History Center of the Church of the Later Day Saints #1305160.) LC Call No.: Microfilm 82/923 (C)

A HISTORY OF CLAY COUNTY INDIANA by William Travis of Middlebury, Volumes I & II, published in 1909. This book has many Goble and Goble related stories including surnames of Cristfield, Crists, Edmundsons, Pucketts and Stouts.

THE POUND AND KESTER FAMILIES Compiled by John E. Hunt, Chicago Regan Printing House, 1904. An Account of the Ancestry of John Pound (born in 1735) and William Kester (born in 1733) and a genealogical record of all their descendants and other family historical matter. Published: Chicago, Regan printing house, 1904.LC Call No.: CS71.P876 1904 Microfilm 37916 CS

THE RECORD OF MY ANCESTRY by Charles L. Newhall, Southbridge, Herald Power Print, 1899. Found in the New England Historic Genealogical Library, Boston, MA. LC Call No.: CS71.N548 1899

HISTORY OF THE LA FOLLETTE FAMILY IN AMERICA compiled by John H. La Follette, Ottumwa, IA., Charles F. Lang, 1898. Published: Ottumwa, Iowa, C. F. Lang, 1898. LC Call No.: CS71.L18 1898

THE HENRY GOBLE FAMILY TREE by Goble, George Washington, 1887- [from old catalog] Published: Urbana, Ill., 1924. LC Call No.: CS71.G57 1924Control No.: 9233999. Contains large fold out hand drawn tree.

THE GOBLE FAMILY IN NEW JERSEY covering Luther Goble, Jabez G. Goble, M. D., Luther Spencer Goble. Year published unknown. Found in the New England Historic Genealogical Library, Boston, MA.


PRIMITIVE BAPTIST HYMN BOOK, FOR ALL LOVERS OF SACRED SONG, Greenfield, Ind., Goble, D. H., Published: D. H. Goble Printing Co. [19--, c1887] LCC# 72209701. To Purchase

I LOVE YOU WHEN by Dale Nigel Goble. Paperback Giftbook size 5" x 5" 16 pages. This colorful book features a love poem and illustrations by award winning artist Dale Nigel Goble. Great gift for children or to send to a loved one. Available in selected stores in Canada or directly from the author. To Purchase

RULES OF THE ROAD, Getting There and Back - A Thousand Useful Tips for Business Travelers, Vacationers & Occasional Tourists by Wayne Goble. Published July 2003 by TIPS Press, Inc., P. S. Box 681808, Prattville, AL 36068. 144 pages. ISBN 1-891104-87-X. If you would like a copy, send $10.00 to cover cost of envelope and postage, and Wayne will send an autographed copy. Contact: Wayne Goble. Address: Wayne E. Goble, 129 Melmar Drive, Prattville, AL 36067-1617.

FEDERAL WILDLIFE STATUES: Texts and Contexts Wildlife Law: A Primer 1st Edition and Wildlife Law (University Casebook Series) 2nd Edition by Professor Dale D. Goble (Foundation Press, 2002)

CONRAD POPPENHUSEN-The Life of a German-American Industrial Pioneer by Jim Haas. This is the story of a 19th century German-American pioneer industrialist who made his fortune manufacturing hard rubber combs thanks to his friendship with Charles Goodyear and his invention, vulcanized rubber. Paperback, 6" x 9" 164 pages. Price: $24.95 (Includes Shipping & Handling) Click on: to read all about it.

Artists For Israel International Messianic Bible Society Dr. Phillip Earl Goble, the President of Artists For Israel International is a minister who translates the Bible for Jewish people. His writings can be found at: Artists For Israel International

THE COMPLETE INDEX TO LITERARY SOURCES ON FILM edited by Alan Goble. Published: New Providence, NJ : Bowker-Saur, 2000. LCC# 99058986

GOBLE & SHEA's COMPLETE WEDDING PLANNER : FOR THEORGANIZED AND RELAXED BRIDE / Kathleen Goble & Cecily Shea. Published by Sisters, OR : Multnomah Publishers, 1999. LCC # 98043527.

THE COMPLETE INDEX TO BRITISH SOUND FILM SINCE 1928 edited by Alan Goble. Published: New Providence, NJ : Bowker Saur, 1999. LCC# 99029841

NORTHWEST LANDS, NORTHWEST PEOPLES : READINGS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY edited by Dale D. Goble and Paul W. Hirt. Published: Seattle, Wash., : University of Washington Press, c1999. LCC# 99027118

THE COMPLETE INDEX TO WORLD FILM SINCE 1895 [computerfile] by Alan Goble. Published: London ; New Providence, NJ : Bowker-Saur, c1998. ISBN: 1857392523. Holds the Guinness World Record for the world's largest published film database. Soon to be available on the Internet.

TULSA! : BIOGRAPHY OF THE AMERICAN CITY Danney Goble. Published: Tulsa, Okla. : Council Oak Books, c1997. In this treasury featuring hundreds of photographs from the archives of the Tulsa County Historical Society, Danney Goble has written a fascinating recounting of Tulsa s story, of the people who made it unique and the forces that make it remarkably typical of American cities of the twentieth century. LCC# 97034094. 328 Pages, Council Oak, Copyright 1997, ISBN: 1571780513, HB DJ

GO-DAIGO'S REVOLUTION Andrew Edmund Goble.Cambridge, MA ; London : Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 1996. LCC# 96017198

BRITISH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATABASES (13th : 1995 : Manchester, England) by Carole Goble, John Keane, eds. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c1995. LCC# 95032299

LARGE ANIMAL ANESTHESIA : PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES by T.W. Riebold, D.R. Geiser, D.O. Goble. Published: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1995. LCC# 94024471

GRIZZLY BEAR RECOVERY IN IDAHO by James G. MacCracken, Dale Goble, and Jay O'Laughlin. Published: [Moscow] : University of Idaho, [1994]. LCC# 95621587.

THROUGH THE TUNNEL : A TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO SPIRITUAL REBIRTH Diane Goble. Palm Harbor, Fla., USA : S.O.U.L. Foundation, c1993. LCC# 93086052.


  • THE INTERNATIONAL FILM INDEX, 1895-1990 edited by Alan Goble. Published: London; New Jersey: Bowker-Saur, c1991. LCC# 92132775


    STRUCTURED SYSTEMS ANALYSIS THROUGH PROLOG by Terry Goble, published in 1989 by Prentice Hall

    LARGE ANIMAL ANESTHESIA: PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES by T.W. Riebold, D.R. Geiser, D.O. Goble. Published: Ames [Iowa] : Iowa State University Press, 1982. LCC# 81015609

    PROGRESSIVE OKLAHOMA : THE MAKING OF A NEW KIND OF STATE by Danney Goble. Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1980. LCC# 79004734

    GOBLE BILL SLONE, UNIONIZATION IN THE COAL FIELDS Slone, Goble Bill, 1904- . Published: Glen Rock, N.J. : Microfilming Corp. of America, 1978. LCC# 83238842

    BEYOND FAILURE : HOW TO CURE A NEUROTIC SOCIETY Frank G. Goble ; foreword by Henry Hazlitt. Published: Ottawa, Ill.: Caroline House Books, c1977. LCC# 77077328


    THE FRIENDLY WOLF Paul and Dorothy Goble ; pictures by Paul Goble. Published: Scarsdale, N.Y. : Bradbury Press, 1974. LCC# 76353731.

    A SIMPLIFIED SEMANTICS FOR MODAL LOGIC, by L. F. Goble, Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, 14 (1973) Math. Reviews, vol. 54 (1977)

    A STRATEGY FOR COMMUNITIES by Frank Goble. Published: [Pasadena, Calif.] Thomas Jefferson Research Center [1973]. LCC# 73179325

    LONE BULL'S HORSE RAID by Paul and Dorothy Goble. Pictures by Paul Goble. Published: Scarsdale, N.Y., Bradbury Press [1973]. LC Control Numbers: 73076546 & 75308815.

    BRAVE EAGLE'S ACCOUNT OF THE FETTERMAN FIGHT, 21 December 1866 by Paul and Dorothy Goble. Illustrated by Paul Goble. Published: [New York] Pantheon Books [1972]. LCC# 79153978

    THE HUNDRED IN THE HANDS: BRAVE EAGLE'S ACCOUNT OF THE FETTERMAN FIGHT, 21st December 1866by Paul and Dorothy Goble; illustrated by Paul Goble. Published: London, Macmillan, 1972. LCC# 73152397.

    EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP by Frank Goble. Published: [New York] American Management Association [1972]. LCC# 72079880

    THE THIRD FORCE, by Goble, Frank G. The Psychology of Abraham Maslow.. Washington Square Press. Paperback. 12mo. Very good. Foreword by Abraham Maslow. 13th printing. Circa 1971.

    SEARCH SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION (continuation) [microform] by C.M. Goble ... [et al.] Institution of Electrical Engineers, [1973], c1974. LCC# 84199115

    TOWARD 100% EMPLOYMENT by Frank G. Goble.Published: [New York] AMACOM [1973]. LCC# 73160782

    ELEMENTS OF MODERN PHYSICS [by] Alfred T. Goble [and] David K. Baker. Published: New York, Ronald Press Co. [1971]. LCC# 73153809.

    THE THIRD FORCE; THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ABRAHAM MASLOW by Frank G. Goble. Foreword by Abraham Maslow. Published: New York, Grossman, 1970. LCC# 71114940

    RED HAWK'S ACCOUNT OF CUSTER'S LAST BATTLE; THE BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIGHORN, 25 June 1876 by Paul and Dorothy Goble. Published: [New York] Pantheon Books [c1969]. LCC# 76077415

    ELEMENTS OF MODERN PHYSICS [by] Alfred T. Goble and David K. Baker. Published: New York, Ronald Press Co. [1962]. LCC# 62009761

    CASES AND OTHER MATERIALS ON THE LAW OF INSURANCE;selected, ed. and arr. by George W. Goble. Published: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co. [1949]. LCC# 49006104

    THE DESIGN OF DEMOCRACY by George Washington Goble. Published: Norman, Univ. of Oklahoma press, 1946. LCC#:46007675

    TISSUE CHANGES IN WHITE-TAILED DEER (Odocoileus Virginianus Borealis) Accompanying Natural Infections Of Lungworms (Genera Protostrongylus And Dictyocaulus) Goble, Frans Cleon, 1913-. [n.p., 1941]. LCC# a 53006010

    CASES AND MATERIALS ON CONTRACTS I. By George W. Goble. Published: Chicago, The Foundation press, inc., 1937. LCC# 37022334


    CASES AND OTHER MATERIALS ON THE LAW OF INSURANCE;SELECTED, EDITED AND ARRANGED by George W. Goble. Published: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill company [c1931]

    MINIMUM ESSENTIALS IN ENGLISH: A Textbook For Grades From Seven To Twelve. Goble, Cathryn Rosanna. Muskogee, Okla., c1922. LCC# 23010845

    WORSHIPING POLITICS:PROBLEMS AND PRACTICES FOR A PUBLIC FAITH Goble, Luke J. Paperback: 238 pages; ISBN-10: 1498225888; ISBN-13: 978-1498225885

    GOBLE'S FAIRY TALE ILLUSTRATIONS: 86 FULL-COLOR PLATES (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) by Jeff A. Menges
    Warwick Goble (1862Đ1943) produced lovely watercolor paintings that perfectly illustrated fairy tale subjects. Specializing in Japanese and Indian themes, he became famous for illustrating both magazines and books. Goble worked as a resident illustrator for Macmillan, where he created dazzling images for The Modern Reader's Chaucer, Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and other classics. ISBN-13: 978-0486465210


    SALVAGED Leadership Lessons Pulled from the Junkyard by Roy Goble To Purchase

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