Submitted January 31, 1999
Rt. 5, Box 716
Alvin, Texas 77511-7600
Phone: (281) 388-1009
Whereabouts of the original Bible unknown.
This transcript was taken from the original Bible by a notary
republic, State of
Missouri, in December 1942. A copy was given to me by my Mother Sarah Lee Riddle Gossett.
James Henry Lonzo Riddle was my grandfather. He married Mary
Ethel Miller on May 30,
1907 in Denard, Ark. Mary Ethel was born May 13, 1891 in Polk County, Ark., and Died
on November 17, 1984 in Mansfield, Ark.
Notary transcript is as follows:
A TRUE COPY OF THE OLD FAMILY BIBLE RECORD
OF THE MARTIN PHILLP RIDDLE AND SARAH JANE
(JERRELLS) RIDDLE HIS WIFE.
Names and dates of birth of children as follows:
John B. Riddle Born March 23, 1868 in Stoddard County Missouri
Rhoda Caroline Riddle Born April 11, 1869
Joseph L. Riddle Born February 9, 1871
Robert L. Riddle Born February 21, 1873 Died February 21, 1873
Mandy C. Riddle Born August 2, 1875
James H.L. Riddle Born Dec. 31, 1877
Andy J. Riddle Born March 23, 1881
Marzilla Elizebeth Riddle Born June 7, 1883
Martin Lafayette Riddle Born Sept. 30, 1885
This is to certify that I have this day personally examined
the Old Family Record of
Martin Phillip Riddle and wife, and find said record a very old one, as the Bible is
very old and worn. Said record has been made many years according to the paper and
ink or writing of said record.
(Signed) Fred Floyd
State of Missouri
County of Dunklin
Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 30th day of December 1942.
(Signed) J.A. Anderson
My commission expires May 9th, 1946