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382. Jefferson Richard8Dunaway (Sarah Ann7Brack, Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 1 March 1862, Ellis County, Texas, died 25 July 1943, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas,[2945] buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County.[2946] He married 22 December 1896, Ellis County, to Joe Anna Forrester,[2947] born 23 March 1869,[2948] Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 7 October 1956, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, daughter of B. F. Forrester and Fannie Green.[2949]

Joe Anna Forrester was the eldest child of Benjamin F. Forrester, born 30 October 1844, Crawford County, Arkansas, died 13 October 1925, Texas, and Frances Green, born 1 October 1846, Missouri, died 5 January 1920, Texas.[2950] They married in 1868.

In 1887, Jeff Dunaway and his brother, Foster Dunaway, lived in Armstrong County, Texas.

Jeff R. and Joe Anna Dunaway lived with his father, Jeffy M. Dunaway, in 1900, in Ellis County, Texas.[2951] They lived in Ellis County, in 1910.

[2945] Texas Death Record. Jefferson Richard Dunaway, born 1 March 1862, Ellis County, Texas, died 25 July 1943, Waxahachie, Ellis County. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: Jefferson M. Dunaway, Sarah A. Brack. Male, white, age 81 years, 4 months, 25 days, married. Father born Tennessee. Mother born Texas. Farmer. Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Route E, Waxahachie.

[2946] Tombstone photograph, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Jefferson R. Dunaway, born 1 March 1862, died 25 July 1943. Joe Anna Dunaway, born 23 March 1869, died 7 October 1956.

[2947] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book I, p. 276. J. R. Dunaway to Joe A. Forrester, 22 December 1896. J. D. Odom, M.G. And, Dunaway bible owned by Mrs. Jo Anna Forrester Dunaway.

[2948] Dunaway bible owned by Jo Anna Forrester Dunaway.

[2949] Texas Death Record. Joe L. Dunaway, born 3 March 1869, Bethel, Texas, died 7 October 1956, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Buried: Bethel Cemetery. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: B. F. Forrester, Fannie Green. Female, white, age 87 years, 7 months, 4 days, widowed. Both parents born Missouri.

[2950] Dunaway bible in possession of Mrs. JoAnna (Forrester) Dunaway, 411 Ferris Avenue, Waxahachie, Texas, September 1955. Jno. A. Dickson Publishing Company, Chicago, 1905. In Rebecca Boyce Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Genealogical Records, Volume 8, p. 158-162.

[2951] 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 29, Sheet 11A. Dunaway, Jeffy M., age 75, widow, born Tenn. Va. Va.; Jeff R., son, age 37, mar 3 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Miss.; John, son, age 21, single; Otis B., son, age 19, single; Joanah, d-in-law, age 31, mar 3 yrs., born Texas Ark. Mo., had had 3 children, 2 living; Maurina, gdau., age 2; Richard, gson, age 5/12; Mary M., sister, born December 1930, age 69, single, born Tenn. Va. Va. All white.

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