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Anderson Crist GOBEN was born on 16 Mar 1834 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Anderson died as a child. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.


Bernice GOBEN was born about 1878 in Texas. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.


Carrie M. GOBEN was born in Oct 1895 in Kansas. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


Catherine GOBEN was born about 1866 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.


Charles Henry GOBEN was born on 3 Oct 1839 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Charles served with Confederate troops from Daviess County. He was a blacksmith in Jackson Twp., Livingston County, in 1870.

"Charles Goben, after visiting relatives here for several days, left last night for Chicago. He will return here before he goes to his home in the Indian Territory." -- Chillicothe Morning Constitution, July 1, 1890.
Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: Caroline DAVIS. Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS were married on 15 May 1859 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Charles, Orsinas and Columbus worked as blacksmiths in Texas in 1880. Children were: Orsinas O. GOBEN, Columbus L. GOBEN, Alice GOBEN, Catherine GOBEN, Louis GOBEN, Eddie GOBEN, Leugine GOBEN, Monte GOBEN, Bernice GOBEN, Scott GOBEN.


Charles Monford GOBEN was born on 21 Jun 1881 in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri. He died on 13 Sep 1942 in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri. He died in a St. Louis hospital; his home was in Collinsville, Illinois. He was buried on 14 Sep 1942 in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois. Parents: Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN and Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ.

Spouse: Florence.


Clara A. GOBEN was born in Sep 1891 in Missouri. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


Columbus L. GOBEN was born about 1864 in Illinois. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.

Spouse: Marguerite. Columbus L. GOBEN and Marguerite were married about 1896. Marguerite was Columbus' second wife. Children were: Grandison A. GOBEN.


Daniel B. GOBEN was born on 14 Jan 1833 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Daniel died as a child. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.


David William GOBEN was born on 10 Jul 1849 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. He died in 1928. He worked as a laborer in Eureka Springs, Arkansas in 1900. Parents: Jacob GOBEN and Mary "Polly" TOMLIN.

Spouse: Constantia W. David William GOBEN and Constantia W. were married on 19 Nov 1875 in Ray Co., Missouri. David W. Goben was Constantia's second husband. Children were: Viola M. GOBEN, L. Sebina GOBEN, Fannin L. GOBEN.


Delroy GOBEN was born in Feb 1889 in Missouri. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


Eddie GOBEN was born about 1872 in Missouri. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.


Edgar A. GOBEN was born about 1868 in Missouri. Parents: Perry Frederick GOBEN and Charity A. CONCKLIN.

Spouse: Bertha E. SHRIVER. Edgar A. GOBEN and Bertha E. SHRIVER were married on 19 Aug 1891 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He is identified as Elijah A. Goben in the marriage record.


Eliza Jane GOBEN was born about 1853 in Missouri. The 1870 Federal census identifies her as Eliza Jane Goben, age 17, born Missouri. She was a domestic servant in the home of Robert Gaunt in Mooresville Twp. She attended school within the year. Her parents are not identified.


Elizabeth Ann GOBEN was born on 24 Feb 1837 in Mandeville, Carroll, Missouri. She died on 16 Feb 1876 in Cream Ridge Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Jacob GOBEN and Lucinda Adeline SISK.

Spouse: John C. COLLINS. John C. COLLINS and Elizabeth Ann GOBEN were married on 2 Dec 1856 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Children were: Henry Spencer COLLINS, John Edgar COLLINS, Mary Josephine "Josie" COLLINS.

Spouse: John C. REED. John C. REED and Elizabeth Ann GOBEN were married after 1861.


Elizabeth Hester GOBEN was born on 11 Jul 1848 in Springhill, Livingston, Missouri. She died on 6 Feb 1927 in Sampsel Twp, Livingston, Missouri. She was buried on 8 Feb 1927 in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: Andrew Jackson BOUCHER. Andrew Jackson BOUCHER and Elizabeth Hester GOBEN were married on 24 Apr 1866 in Springhill, Livingston, Missouri. Children were: John E. BOUCHER, Charles W. BOUCHER, Irene C. BOUCHER, Berta Elizabeth BOUCHER, Inez M. BOUCHER, Loretta Elizabeth "Laurie" BOUCHER, Myrtle BOUCHER, Jackson Algorn "Jack" BOUCHER, Dr. Vernon Allison BOUCHER, Earl W. BOUCHER.


Elmer Dent GOBEN was born on 31 Dec 1879 in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri. He died on 19 Apr 1956 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. He was buried on 21 Apr 1956 in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Livingston, Missouri. "Lloyd F. Sinnard has purchased from Elmer Goben his 40 acre farm northeast of Chillicothe. Mr. Sinnard's home on Gale Street was taken in by Mr. Goben as a part of the consideration." -- Chillicothe Constitution, 26 Nov 1927.

Elmer Goben provided the music for round and square dancing held in 1932 a short distance east of Chillicothe. Parents: Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN and Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ.

Spouse: Selma Elizabeth STATON. Elmer Dent GOBEN and Selma Elizabeth STATON were married on 19 Dec 1914 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. Children were: Grace Louise GOBEN, Leah Loraine GOBEN.


Emma GOBEN was born about 1859 in Texas. Parents: Perry Frederick GOBEN and Charity A. CONCKLIN.


Eunice V. GOBEN was born about 1869 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Leighton S. GOBEN and Elizabeth Ann TOMLIN.


Fannin L. GOBEN was born about 1878 in Missouri. Parents: David William GOBEN and Constantia W.


Frank E. GOBEN was born in Apr 1899 in New York Twp., Caldwell, Missouri. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


George Frederick GOBEN was born on 22 Dec 1852 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. In 1870, eighteen year old George Goben attended school and worked on a farm in Union Township, Daviess Co. He lived with the family of vinyardist John Ballinger. He lived in Junction, Texas in 1925. Parents: Jacob GOBEN and Mary "Polly" TOMLIN.


Grace Louise GOBEN was born on 12 Oct 1917 in Livingston Co., Missouri. She died on 10 Jul 2009 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. She was buried on 13 Jul 2009 in Edgewood Cemetery, Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Elmer Dent GOBEN and Selma Elizabeth STATON.

Spouse: Ralph WIGFIELD. Ralph WIGFIELD and Grace Louise GOBEN were married on 29 Jun 1940 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. Bride and groom were of Chillicothe. Children were: Carol Lee WIGFIELD, Joyce Elaine WIGFIELD, Kenneth Wayne WIGFIELD.


Grandison GOBEN was born on 3 Nov 1879. He died on 22 Sep 1880. He was buried in Johnson Cemetery, Grundy, Missouri. Parents: Milton E. GOBEN and Sarah Elizabeth.


Grandison GOBEN II was born in 1880 in Grundy Co., Missouri. He died on 6 Nov 1932 in Adair Co., Missouri. Parents: Milton E. GOBEN and Sarah Elizabeth.


Grandison A. GOBEN was born about 1908 in Oklahoma. Parents: Columbus L. GOBEN and Marguerite.


Dr. Grandison Algonon GOBEN was born on 2 Apr 1844 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. He died on 6 Nov 1932 in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri. He was buried on 9 Nov 1932 in Maple Hill Cemetery, Adair, Missouri. He was Mayor of Kirksville according to a newspaper item published in 1906. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: Orabella H. ROZZELL. Dr. Grandison Algonon GOBEN and Orabella H. ROZZELL were married on 20 May 1873 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri.


Gulley E. GOBEN was born on 25 Sep 1888. He died on 2 May 1889. He was buried in Johnson Cemetery, Grundy, Missouri. Parents: Milton E. GOBEN and Sarah Elizabeth.


Henry Preston GOBEN was born on 3 Apr 1863 in Daviess Co., Missouri. He died on 30 Oct 1929 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri. He was buried on 1 Nov 1929 in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, St. Joseph, Missouri. At age 17, he was a farm laborer in Liberty Twp., Daviess Co. Parents: Leighton S. GOBEN and Eliza A. MORRIS.

Spouse: Agnes STUMPF. Children were: Ora Arvilla GOBEN.

Spouse: Mary A. CASSELMAN. Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN were married on 1 Jan 1884 in Caldwell Co., Missouri. Children were: Preston Steveson GOBEN, Delroy GOBEN, Ora GOBEN, Clara A. GOBEN, Albert Jackson GOBEN, Carrie M. GOBEN, Frank E. GOBEN, Leslie GOBEN, Lethie GOBEN, Amber GOBEN.


Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN was born on 24 Apr 1855 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. He died on 26 Mar 1931 in Lehigh, Coal, Oklahoma. He was a blacksmith in Jamesport in 1880. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ. Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN and Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ were married on 7 Feb 1878 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Children were: Elmer Dent GOBEN, Charles Monford GOBEN, Jessie Mable GOBEN, Leah GOBEN.


Hudson M. GOBEN was born in 1842 in Grundy Co., Missouri. He served in the 44th Reg't., Missouri Infantry (Union). Parents: Preston GOBEN and Esther A. JOHNSON.


Irene Angeline "Rena" GOBEN was born on 8 Aug 1852 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. She died on 6 Mar 1932 in Gladden Twp., Dent, Missouri. She was buried on 9 Mar 1932. She was buried in Empire Cemetery, presumably in Dent Co., Missouri. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: William Burke HALE. William Burke HALE and Irene Angeline "Rena" GOBEN were married on 22 Feb 1872 in Livingston Co., Missouri. Children were: Ernest HALE, Estella HALE, Catherine HALE, James HALE, Jessie HALE, Willie HALE, Oakie HALE, Eunice HALE.


Jacob GOBEN was born in 1813 in Jefferson Co., Kentucky. He died in Dec 1854 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. He was buried in Rucker Cemetery, Livingston, Missouri. Parents: William GOBEN and Mary "Polly" FREDERICK.

Spouse: Lucinda Adeline SISK. Jacob GOBEN and Lucinda Adeline SISK were married on 20 Nov 1834 in Carroll Co., Missouri. Jacob and family were in Green Twp., Livingston Co. in 1840. Children were: Elizabeth Ann GOBEN, Mary Catherine GOBEN, Leighton S. GOBEN.

Spouse: Polly COX. Jacob GOBEN and Polly COX were married on 13 Sep 1843 in Livingston Co., Missouri.

Spouse: Mary "Polly" TOMLIN. Jacob GOBEN and Mary "Polly" TOMLIN were married about 1847. Children were: David William GOBEN, George Frederick GOBEN, Serelda Ann "Annie" GOBEN.


James GOBEN was born about 1862 in Missouri. Parents: Perry Frederick GOBEN and Charity A. CONCKLIN.

Spouse: Serena NOBLE.


Jessie Mable GOBEN was born on 19 Nov 1888 in Springhill, Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN and Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ.


L. Sebina GOBEN was born in Oct 1876 in Missouri. Parents: David William GOBEN and Constantia W.

Spouse: James P. KUYKENDALL. James P. KUYKENDALL and L. Sebina GOBEN were married on 27 Feb 1893 in Carroll Co., Arkansas.


Lars Marvin GOBEN was born on 4 Feb 1846 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.


Lauretta Ellen GOBEN was born on 10 Mar 1841 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. She died in 1890. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.

Spouse: John A. EAKIN. John A. EAKIN and Lauretta Ellen GOBEN were married on 25 Feb 1861 in Livingston Co., Missouri.


Leah GOBEN was born in Jun 1890 in Missouri. Parents: Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN and Anneta "Nettie" LORENTZ.


Leah Loraine GOBEN was born on 11 Jun 1921 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. She died on 27 May 2001 in Bonita, California. Parents: Elmer Dent GOBEN and Selma Elizabeth STATON.

Spouse: Ronald J. TAYLOR. Ronald J. TAYLOR and Leah Loraine GOBEN were married on 28 Jun 1939 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. Bride and groom were of Chillicothe. Children were: Linda TAYLOR, Roger G. TAYLOR.

Spouse: Frederick Kenneth EADS. Frederick Kenneth EADS and Leah Loraine GOBEN were married on 15 Feb 1953 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri. The groom was of Lock Springs, the bride of Chillicothe. Children were: Frederick Kenneth EADS Jr., Roger EADS, Linda EADS.


Leighton S. GOBEN was born in 1840 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. He died on 9 Feb 1874 in Mooresville Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Jacob GOBEN and Lucinda Adeline SISK.

Spouse: Eliza A. MORRIS. Leighton S. GOBEN and Eliza A. MORRIS were married on 16 Feb 1862 in Daviess Co., Missouri. Children were: Henry Preston GOBEN.

Spouse: Martha Ann KOGER. Leighton S. GOBEN and Martha Ann KOGER were married on 24 Sep 1865 in Daviess Co., Missouri.

Spouse: Elizabeth Ann TOMLIN. Leighton S. GOBEN and Elizabeth Ann TOMLIN were married on 13 Jan 1866 in Grundy Co., Missouri. Children were: Eunice V. GOBEN, Lodemia GOBEN.


Leslie GOBEN was born about 1899. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


Lethie GOBEN was born about 1902 in Missouri. Parents: Henry Preston GOBEN and Mary A. CASSELMAN.


Leugine GOBEN was born about 1873 in Texas. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.


Levi Cass GOBEN was born on 4 Jun 1850 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. He died in Jul 1855 in Livingston Co., Missouri. He was buried in Springhill, Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST.


Levi Frederick GOBEN was born on 6 Nov 1810 in Jefferson Co., Kentucky. He died on 17 Mar 1901 in Livingston Co., Missouri. An article about Levi Goben was published in the Chillicothe Constitution, May 16, 1901, page 8. [Ref Lifelines, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 18.] He was buried in Springhill, Livingston, Missouri. Levi kept a hotel in Spring Hill in 1870. He was a peddler there in 1880.

"M. V. Piper of Jackson Twp. has recently torn down the old Goben Hotel in Spring Hill, and will build himself and wife on the site where it stood.

The Goben Hotel was built in the early ante-bellum days by Levi F. Goben. It probably was nearly seventy years old. Mr. Goben settled in Jackson township in 1833 and built this hotel soon after locating there.

The building was a two-story frame, Goben having hewn out every timber and every board used in its construction. It has not been used as a hotel for many years, but there was a long period of time that it served as the only hostelry for many miles around.

-- Chillicothe Daily Constitution, March 23, 1905.

Known to his friends as a genius and a machinist of considerable talent, it was reported that Levi Goben manufactured his own false teeth.

Parents: William GOBEN and Mary "Polly" FREDERICK.

Spouse: Katherine CRIST. Levi Frederick GOBEN and Katherine CRIST were married on 28 May 1829 in Jefferson Co., Kentucky. Children were: Mary Ann GOBEN, Daniel B. GOBEN, Anderson Crist GOBEN, Perry Frederick GOBEN, Mary Jane GOBEN, Charles Henry GOBEN, Lauretta Ellen GOBEN, Amanda Catherine GOBEN, Dr. Grandison Algonon GOBEN, Lars Marvin GOBEN, Elizabeth Hester GOBEN, Levi Cass GOBEN, Irene Angeline "Rena" GOBEN, Dr. Horace Gerard GOBEN.


Lillian Earl GOBEN was born in Apr 1900 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma. Parents: Orsinas O. GOBEN and Missouri.


Lodemia GOBEN was born about 1873 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Leighton S. GOBEN and Elizabeth Ann TOMLIN.


Louis GOBEN was born about 1869 in Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri. Parents: Charles Henry GOBEN and Caroline DAVIS.


Lovie Jane GOBEN was born on 20 Sep 1848 in Mooresville (Green Twp), Livingston, Missouri. She died on 18 Dec 1922 in Arcola, Dade, Missouri. Parents: Milton GOBEN and Parmelia Louvina JENNINGS.

Spouse: James Andy PETTY. James Andy PETTY and Lovie Jane GOBEN were married on 18 Mar 1869 in Clinton Co., Missouri. Children were: William PETTY, James M. PETTY, Rudolph M. PETTY, J. H. PETTY.

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