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N. P. Sims was also counted in the household of Oscar’s brother, Sam Dunlap, in 1900. Oscar and Ella lived on Main Street in Waxahachie in 1910[1744] and 1920.[1745] Ella Dunlap lived in Waxahachie, Ellis County, in 1930.[1746]

Nicholas P. Sims was a first cousin of Mrs. Eliza Dunlap before their marriage. N. P. Sims was a first cousin once removed and also stepfather of Oscar and Samuel Dunlap. Nicholas P. Sims willed all his money to build the Nicholas P. Sims library in Waxahachie and he willed all his real estate to his stepsons, O. E. and S. M. Dunlap.

Children of Oscar Elijah Dunlap and Ella Virginia McDuffie:

     469.        i.   Orlean Estelle Dunlap, born 23 October 1877, Ellis County, Texas, died 25 January 1929, Ellis County,[1747] buried Waxahachie City Cemetery.[1748]

Dallas Morning News, 26 January 1929: Miss Orlean Dunlap dies at Waxahachie. January 25 – Miss Orlean Estelle Dunlap, daughter of the late Judge, and Mrs. O. E. Dunlap, died Friday afternoon at the family home here. Miss Dunlap was a member of the board of trustees of Sims Library, founded and bequeathed to the city by her [step] grandfather, Nicholas P. Sims. Her father was county judge of Ellis County and president of the Texas Bankers Association.[1749]



[1744] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 17, Waxahachie, Main Street. Oscar E. Dunlap, age 60, married1, married 33 years, born Miss. S.C. Va., bank president; Ella V. Dunlap, wife, age 54, married1, married 33 years, born Miss. N.C. N.C., had had 2 children, 2 living; Estelle Dunlap, dau., age 28, single, born Texas Miss. Miss. All above white. And, John Moore, servant, mulatto, born Texas Texas Texas; Eliza Donohoe, servant, mulatto, married2, had had 1 child, 1 living.

[1745] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 119, Sheet 1A, Waxahachie. Dunlap, Oscar E., own free, age 70, married, born Miss. Miss. Tenn., bank president; Ella V., wife, age 64, married, born Miss. N.C. N.C.; Estelle O., dau., age 43, single, born Texas Miss. Miss. All white.

[1746] 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 70-1, Sheet 10B. Ella Dunlap, age 74, widow, born Miss. N.C. N.C.; Elizabeth Spencer, sister, age 69, widow, born La. N.C. N.C. Both white.

[1747] Texas Death Record. Orlean Estelle Dunlap, died 25 January 1929, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, female, white, born 23 October 1877, Ellis County, Texas, single. Father: Oscar E. Dunlap. Mother: Ella McDuffie. Both parents born Mississippi. Burial: Waxahachie.

[1748] Tombstone, Waxahachie City Cemetery. Orlean Estelle Dunlap, born 23 October 1877, died 25 January 1929.

[1749] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 26 January 1929.

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