Joan,Edwin L. Fenton's death certificate is online at familysearch.org. Click on record search and record search pilot.He died April 22, 1931 in Texas. It states his parents are Randal Fenton and Marguarite Jane Harper.Mabel B. Fenton is the informant.
On the 1920 census Edwin L. is living with his son Randal and family in Prowers, CO.
1900 census for Philadelphia Ward 22, Philadelphia, PA Edwin Fenton-age 38-born Nov. 1861-born PA-parents born PA-is a carpenter. Mabel B.-wife-age 25-born June 1874-married 5 years-has 2 children-born PA-father born PA-mother born NJ. F. Harold-son-age 3-born April 1897 in PA. J. Harper-son-age 2-born April 1898 in PA.
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Randall Fenton-age 69-born July 1830-widowed-born PA-parents born PA-is a carpenter. Randall Jr.-grandson-age 15-born May 1885-born PA-parents born PA-works in cotton mill. Margaret J.-grandaughter-age 13-born Dec. 1886-born PA-parents born PA-at school. Edwin-grandson-age 11-born April 1889-born PA-parents born PA. Walter-grandson-age 8-born Dec. 1891-born PA-parents born PA. Hattie-grandaughter-age 6-born April 1894-born PA-parents born PA.