Additional information from his Texas Death Certificate: Name: Ed Riddle Marital Status: Never Married Father's Name: Dr. T.E. Riddle Father's Birthplace: Kentucky Mother's Name: California Perryman Mother's Birthplace: Texas
The name of the mother on death certificate is incorrect according to other researchers. His mother was Narcissus Murray Riddle who died in 1870. Father remarried California Perryman Riddle August 19,1871. Edward was raised by California and family members just didn't know of the birth mother when giving information for death certificate.