Eliza was his second wife. Samuel Dunlap married 23 July 1825, Greene County, Alabama, to Martha Bond, died 1843. Samuel and Eliza Dunlap moved to Bluff Grove, Ellis County, Texas, in 1868.
Eliza married fourth, 14 December 1877, Ellis County, Texas, to her first cousin, Nicholas P. Sims, born 15 August 1806, Hanover County, Virginia, died 24 May 1902, Ellis County, Texas. [Nicholas P. Sims is #44 in this genealogy].
Samuel and Eliza Dunlap lived in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, in 1850. They lived in Kemper County, Mississippi, in 1860, and in Ellis County, Texas, at Cummins Creek Post Office in 1870.
The will of Eliza Sims was filed in Ellis County, Texas, 7 March 1901. She named her husband, N. P. Sims; daughter, Ellie Sweatt; sons, J. F. Cross, John Cross, O. E. Dunlap, and S. M. Dunlap; and children of deceased daughter, S. A. Calhoun. [Eliza’s stepdaughter, Ellen Dunlap, married 31 October 1875, Ellis County, Texas, to R. P. Sweatt.]