379. William Jefferson8Dunaway (Sarah Ann7Brack, Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 17 February 1856, Ellis County, Texas, died 13 February 1950, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, buried Plainview, Hale County, Texas. He married 5 March 1884, Ellis County, Texas, to Texana Josephine Farrar, born 17 February 1862, Palmer, Ellis County, Texas, died 22 October 1930, Plainview, Hale County, Texas, buried Plainview, Texas.
In May 1904, W. J. Dunaway, S. M. Dunlap, and H. Martin were elected trustees of the public schools of Italy, Texas.
William J. and Texana Dunaway lived in Italy, Ellis County, Texas, in 1900. They lived in Plainview, Hale County, Texas, in 1910, 1920, and 1930. In 1920, Roy was a salesman, retail grocery; Nannie Mae was a piano teacher; and Ursula was a voice teacher at college. In 1930, Ursula was a saleslady in a dry goods store.