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149. Samuel M.7Dunlap (Eliza6Harlan, Elizabeth “Betsy”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 10 April 1857, Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, died 24 April 1924, age 67, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, but his home was in Dallas, Texas. He married first, 7 December 1881, Ellis County, Texas, to Alice Smith,[1753] born January 1861, Texas, died after 1910 and before 1913. He married second, August 1913, Dallas County, Texas, to Mary Ella Carothers,[1754] born circa 1871, died 18 May 1949, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas,[1755] buried in Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.[1756]

Sam Dunlap founded the First National Bank of Italy, Texas. J. Van Clark and S. M. Dunlap opened the bank in Italy in July of 1891.

In 1880, Sam Dunlap was in the grocery business in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.[1757] In 1900, Sam was a banker in Italy, Ellis County, Texas. His stepfather, Nick P. Sims, was counted in his household.[1758] In 1910, Sam M. Dunlap lived on Watt Street in Italy, Ellis County, Texas, where he was bank president.[1759] He lived on Mockingbird Lane in Highland Park (Dallas) in 1920.[1760]

[1753] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book D, p. 472. Samuel M. Dunlap to Alice Smith, 7 December 1881. C. McPherson, M.G.

[1754] Marriage Licenses Issued, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 12 August 1913. S. M. Dunlap of Italy, Texas, to Miss Mary Carothers of Dallas.

[1755] Texas Death Record. Mary Ella Dunlap, died 18 May 1949, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, female, age 78 years, 1 month, 14 days. Father: H. O. Carothers. Mother: Mary E. Gillespie.

[1756] Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. Mrs. Mary Ella Carothers Dunlap, died 18 May 1949.

[1757] 1880 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 44, Sheet 42. Sam Dunlap, age 23, single, family grocery, born Miss. S.C. Tenn.; John Fleming, age 30, single, family grocery. Both white.

[1758] 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 33, Sheet 14., Italy, Texas. Sam Dunlap, born April 1857, age 43, married 19 years, born Miss. N.C. Tenn., banker; Alice Dunlap, wife, born January 1861, age 39, married 19 years, born Texas Mo. Tenn., had had 1 child, 1 living; Edna Dunlap, dau., born September 1882, age 17, single, born Texas Miss. Texas; Nick P. Sims, stepfather, born August 1806, age 93, widow, born Tenn. N.C. S.C.. All above white. And, Melvin Bly, servant, black, born September 1876, age 23; Ella Bly, servant, black, born August 1880, age 19.

[1759] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, E.D. 147. Sam M. Dunlap, age 53, married 29 years, born Miss. Miss. Miss., bank president; Alice Dunlap, wife, age 49, married 29 years, born Texas Texas Texas. Both white.

[1760] 1920 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 4, Sheet 1A, Highland Pa rk, Mockingbird Lane. Sam M. Dunlap, own free, age 56, married, born Texas Ky. Va., banker; May Dunlap, wife, age 45, married, born Ga. Texas Tenn. Both white.

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