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146. Oscar Elijah7Dunlap (Eliza6Harlan, Elizabeth “Betsy”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 30 November 1849, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, died 30 August 1925, at his summer home in Colorado, buried Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas.[1738] He married 21 December 1876, Ellis County, Texas, to Ella Virginia McDuffie,[1739] born 30 November 1855, Mississippi, died 29 May 1933, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas., buried in Waxahachie City Cemetery.[1740] She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McDuffie who came to Texas from Mississippi, in 1869.[1741]

O. E. Dunlap was elected justice of the peace in Ellis County, in 1877. In 1880 he was admitted to practice law. He was elected county judge in 1882. In 1886 he was elected president of Citizens Bank, which was established in 1884. He was president of Citizens National Bank in Waxahachie for forty years.

Oscar and Ella Dunlap lived in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, in 1880. His mother, Eliza Sims, and his stepfather, N. P. Sims, lived with them.[1742] In 1900, O. E. Dunlap was a bank president in Ellis County. His stepfather, N. P. Sims, lived with him.[1743]



[1738] Tombstone, Waxahachie City Cemetery. Judge O. E. Dunlap, Sr., born 30 November 1849, died 30 August 1925.

[1739] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book C, p. 321. Oscar E. Dunlap to Ella McDuffie, 21 December 1876. Wm. S. Johnson, M.G.

[1740] Tombstone, Waxahachie City Cemetery. Ella Virginia Dunlap, wife of O. E., born 30 November 1855, died 29 May 1933.

[1741] Mrs. O. E. Dunlap obituary, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 30 May 1933. Survived by sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Spencer; three brothers, W. J. McDuffie of Waxahachie; Charles E. McDuffie of Dallas, Texas; and N. A. McDuffie of Lawton, Oklahoma. Burial: city cemetery.

[1742] 1880 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 44, Sheet 37 & 38. Oscar Dunlap, age 29, justice of the peace, born Miss. S.C. Tenn.; Ella V. Dunlap, age 24, wife, born Miss. N.C. N.C.; Estell Dunlap, age 2, dau., born Texas Miss. Miss.; N. P. Sims, age 76, father-in-law, born Tenn. Va. Va.; Eliza Sims, age 66, mother, born Tenn. Va. Va. All white.

[1743] 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 12, Sheet 12B. O. E. Dunlap, male, born November 1849, age 50, married 23 years, born Miss. S.C. Va., bank president; E. V. Dunlap, wife, born November 1855, age 44, married 23 years, born Miss. Ga. Ala., had had 2 children, 2 living; Estelle Dunlap, dau., born October 1877, age 22, single, born Texas Miss. Miss.; O. E. Dunlap, Jr., son, born November 1884, age 16, single; N. P. Sims, stepfather, born August 1806, age 93, widow, born Va. Va. Va. All above white. And, Ellen Byrd, servant, black, born May 1872, age 28, widow, born Miss. Miss. Miss.; Sidney Lockpart, black, born August 1882, age 17, born Texas unk. unk.

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