Mississippi – Copiah County

COPIAH CO, MS

Copiah Co MS map

Family Search Wiki Page: https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Copiah_County,_Mississippi_Genealogy

Family Search Catalogue Page: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=192736&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Mississippi%2C%20Copiah%22

OTHER SOURCES: For possible other sources for this family’s descendants – see the following pages on this site:

SOURCES and EVENTS:

See also: 

John Gowen b. abt 1750 of Robeson Co, NC.  (grandfather of Meredith Gowen, John M Gowen, William Gowen, Alexander Gowen, Richard Gowen, etc., in Copiah, Smith, and Attala Co, MS.):   https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/1755-john-gowan-and-his-line/

James Goyne b. abt 1755 of Fairfield Co, SC (father of John Goyne who later changed spelling to John Guynes):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/1755-james-goyne/

John Goyne/Guyne b. 1776 of Copiah Co, SC: (father or paternal ancestor of the line of Goynes who changed spelling to Guynes):   https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/1776-john-goyne-aka-john-guynes-b-july-5-1776-of-copiah-co-ms/

FACTS and SOURCES: 

1802 Aug 25, Petition to Congress by Citizens of the Mississippi Territory. Pray that a land office be opened, and other subjects:
Signers to Petition, Sect 27: JOHN GOYNER
Signers to Petition, Sect 28: THOMAS GOWIN
(Carter, Clarence Edwin. The Territorial Papers of the United States, Vol V, The Territory of Mississippi, 1798-1817, GOP: 1937, p. 174)

1813 Sep 14 – Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850
Name: Mary Goins
Spouse: Nathan Wilkinson
Marriage Date: 14 Sep 1813
Marriage County: St Helena in the Louisiana, Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850
Ancestry.com. Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
Original data: Dodd, Jordan R, et. al.. Early American Marriages: Louisiana to 1850. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959256?h=0fc9aa

1814 March 12 – Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925
Name: Jinny Goen
Spouse: Jordan Perkins
Marriage Date: 12 Mar 1814
Marriage Pace: St. Landry in the Louisiana, Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925
Ancestry.com. Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Hunting For Bears, comp. Louisiana, Marriages, 1718-1925. Compiled from a variety of sources including original marriage records located in Family History Library microfilm, microfiche, or books. Original marriage records are available from the Clerk of the Court where the marriage license was issued.
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959276?h=cf3aec

1814 Apr 23 – Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925
Name: Sally Goynes
[Sarah Guynes]
Spouse: James Hall
Marriage Date: 23 Apr 1814
Marriage County: St Helena in the Louisiana, Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850
Ancestry.com. Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
Original data: Dodd, Jordan R, et. al.. Early American Marriages: Louisiana to 1850. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959285?h=4486b3

1816 Feb 4 – Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850
Name: Sally Going
[Sally Gainey]
Spouse: Peter Hutchinson
Marriage Date: 4 Feb 1816
Marriage County: St Helena in the Louisiana, Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850
Ancestry.com. Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1728-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
Original data: Dodd, Jordan R, et. al.. Early American Marriages: Louisiana to 1850. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959296?h=77b65b

1820 US Census Name: [James Guin]
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): St Helena, Louisiana
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
1820 U S Census; Census Place: St Helena, Louisiana; Page: 356; NARA Roll: M33_30; Image: 071
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959136?h=7b90c0

1820 US Census Name:[John Goynes]
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): St Helena, Louisiana
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 18: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 9
Free White Persons – Under 16: 8
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 11
Total Slaves: 1
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 12
1820 U S Census; Census Place: St Helena, Louisiana; Page: 356; NARA Roll: M33_30; Image: 071
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959167?h=cb2fe1

1820 US Census Name: Amos Goine
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Rapides, Louisiana
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 1
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 1
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Rapides, Louisiana; Page: 131; NARA Roll: M33_31; Image: 127
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959148?h=28db2c

1820 US Census Name: Ezekeal S Guin
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Rapides, Louisiana
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 1
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 2
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 5
Free White Persons – Under 16: 7
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total Slaves: 4
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 13
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Rapides, Louisiana; Page: 130; NARA Roll: M33_31; Image: 126
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959109?h=984860

1820 US Census Name: Abraham Guines
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Rapides, Louisiana
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 14: 4
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total Slaves: 5
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Rapides, Louisiana; Page: 130; NARA Roll: M33_31; Image: 126
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29959061?h=579e98

1821 April 30 – William Kinchen to John Guines, sheriff William Kinchen –
Whereas I William Kincham sheriff of the Parish of Saint Helena by virtue of a writ of fiefa to me directed against the goods and chattles lands and tenements of John J Burton and Samuel Burton, at the cust of John Guines did seize one certain negro woman and child called Milley and Isaac and having exposed the same to publick sale according to the law, John Guines the plaintiff became the purchaser thereof for the price of 500 dollars which I hereby acknowlede to have recorded … now therefore know all men by their presents that I the said Sheriff do in consideration of the premises and by virtue of the act in such cases made … set over to the said John Guines … the above negroes called Milly and Isaac … on the 4th day of May 1820 … set my hand and seal the 30th day of April 1821
Signed: William Kinchen sheriff of St Helena
Wit: Brittain Hall, Aaron Grinase
Notes: Succession Records, Vol A-D, 1820-1839. Volume A, p 25-26. St Helena Parish, Louisiana
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29956975?h=66242f (p. 25)
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29957007?h=ac5bd8 (p. 26)

1822 Hinds Co MS taxroll
John Goyne – 0 land, 1 poll, 0 free persons of color, 2 slaves.
http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/taxrolls/Hinds/1822/Combined/4

1823 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 4)
Amous Goynes (Amos Goynes)
John Goynes
Bryant Goynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1823-combined/detail/338657

1824 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 14)
John Goynes
Bryant Goynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1824-combined/detail/338608

1825 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 13)
Henry Goynes
Amos Goynes
John Goynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1825-combined/detail/338779

1825 March 9 – Patentee – John Guynes
Patentee GUYNES, JOHN
Patent Date 11/2/1961 (was supposed to be issued March 9, 1825 per record, so corrected in 1961)
Accession SER 1223754
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 5
Aliquot SE
Meridian Washington
Authority NA: Sale-Title 32 Chapter 7 (RS 2353 43 USC 672)
Longitude -90.2154467567987
Latitude 31.8640778234565
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1825 March 9 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 3/9/1825
Accession STA MS0090__.110
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 6
Aliquot W½ SE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2344793672362
Latitude 31.8638457290842
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1825 March 9 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 3/9/1825
Accession STA MS0090__.111
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 6
Aliquot E½ SW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2387099893595
Latitude 31.8638143816436
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1826 Copiah Co MS – taxroll
Henry Guines (image 5)
John Guines (image 5)
Amos Guines (image 6)
Meredith Gawin (imag 15)
B M Guines (image 18)
James Guines (image 18)
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1826-combined/detail/369150#dtop (image 5)
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1826-combined/detail/369155#dtop (image 6)
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1826-combined/detail/368720#dtop (image 15)
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1826-combined/detail/369189#dtop (image 18)

1826 March 1 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 5/1/1826
Accession STA MS0110__.200
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 5
Aliquot E½ NE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2133799229907
Latitude 31.8711815421895
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1826 March 24 – John Guynes to John Holden
… between John Guynes … and John Holden .. for and in consideration of $15 dollars paid … sell unto the said John Holden … land in Copiah County … a part of the E half of the SW quarter of Sec 6, TS10, R10E, … contain 10 acres … Signed: John Guynes. Wits: James Thomas, Henry H. Guynes. Deed bk B, p 156. Copiah Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLL-B3DR-R?i=85&cat=253240

1826 March 24 – John Guynes to Timothy Brown …
… John Guynes … sell unto the said Timothy Brown … a certain tract of land in Copiah Co … a part of the E half of the SW quarter of Section 6 in TS10 … 69 acres ... Signed: John Guynes. Wit: James Thomas, Henry H Guynes. Deed bk B, p 165. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLL-B3DN-L?i=89&cat=253240

1827 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 8)
Meridith Gawin
Briant M Guines
James Guines
Henry Guines
John Guines
Amos Guines
William Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1827-combined/detail/368946#dtop

1828 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 7)
H H Guynes
Amos Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1828-combined/detail/262938#dtop

1828 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 8)
Briant M Guynes
William Guynes
James Guynes
John Guaynes
Meredith Gawin
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1828-combined/detail/262647#dtop

1828 Jan 4 – Henry H Guynes from Benj Hagood bk C, p 161. Copiah Co, MS
… betw Benjamin Haigood … and Henry H Guynes of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi … in consideration of the sum of $13 dollars … convey unto said Henry H Guynes … a lot … in the town of Georgetown in Copiah County being No. 23 containing half acre of land … and bounded on the north by Jackson St, on the E by Main St, on the South by Jefferson St, on the West by South St … Signed: Benjamin Haigood. Wit: Briant Guynes, Joseph Smith.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLL-B3DC-V?i=218&cat=253240

1828 Jan 5 – John Guynes from Benj Hagood bk C, p 166. Copiah Co, MS
… betw Benjamin Haigood of the County of Pike and State of Mississippi of the first part and John Guynes of the County of Copiah and State aforesaid … in consideration of $15 dollars … convey unto the said John Guynes … a certain lot of land … in the town of Georgetown in Copiah County … lot No. 30 bounded on the N by Jefferson St, on the E by Main St, on the S by the common and on the W by South St, containing 23,310 square feet of land … Signed: Benjamin Haigood. Wit: Thos Simpson, James Crofford.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLL-B3DC-8?i=220&cat=253240

1828 Jan 5 – Bryant Guynes fr Benj Hagood bk C, p 167. Copiah Co, MS.
… between Benjamin Haigood of the County of Pike and State of Mississippi of the first part and Briant Guynes of the County of Copiah … in consideration of the sum of $10 dollars has granted … unto the said Briant Guynes ... a certain lot of land … in the Town of Georgetown in Copiah County … as Lot No. 29 bounded on the N by Jefferson St, on the E by South St, on the South by the Common and on the W by Lafayette St containing a half acre of land …. Signed: Benjamin Haigood. Wit: Thos Simpson, John Guynes. 
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLL-B3DW-3?i=221&cat=253240

1829 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 18)
Brian Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1829-combined/detail/336971

1829 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 19)
Merida Gowin
James Guines
John Guines 
Henry Guines
Amos Guines
William Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1829-combined/detail/336608#dtop

1830 US Census Name: [John Guynes]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 2
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total Slaves: 9
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 19
Year: 1830; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Series: M19; Roll: 70; Page: 115; Family History Library Film: 0014838
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29957529?h=96b584

1830 US Census Name: Henry Guynes
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total Slaves: 2
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 9
Year: 1830; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Series: M19; Roll: 70; Page: 119; Family History Library Film: 0014838
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29957548?h=2ec48c

1830 US Census Name: Wiley Goynes
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Lawrence, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 70 thru 79: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6
Year: 1830; Census Place: Lawrence, Mississippi; Series: M19; Roll: 71; Page: 53; Family History Library Film: 0014839
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29957563?h=97fac2

1830 US Censu Name: Meredith Gowan
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total Slaves: 1
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 8
Year: 1830; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Series: M19; Roll: 70; Page: 110; Family History Library Film: 0014838
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29957591?h=e581f1

1830 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 8)
Wm Guines
Bryan Guines
Henry H Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1830-combined/detail/262203

1830 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 9)
James Guines
Meredy Gowen
John Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1830-combined/detail/262351#dtop

1831 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 7)
John Guine
Briant Guine
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1831-combined/detail/369125

1831 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 8)
Meredy Gowen
Henry Guines
Wiatt Guines
James Guines
Joseph Guiwn
William Guings
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1831-combined/detail/369027#dtop

1832 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
John Guines
Briant Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1832-combined/detail/338911

1832 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 11)
Henry Guines
James Guines
Whittenton Guines
Z B Guines
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1832-combined/detail/338412#dtop

1833 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 9)
James Guines
John Guines (Snr)
Henry Guines
Bryant Guines
Wyatt Guines
Meradith Gouin
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1833-combined/detail/338782

1834 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
Meredith Gowen
John Gowen
Henry Guines
James Guins
John Guines Sr
Bryant Guines
Wyat Guines
John Guines Jr
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1834-combined/detail/337098

1834 Jan 6 Merideth Gowin fr Sal Tracy – Deed bk D, p 115
… between Solomon Tracy of the first part and Meridith Gowin of the second part both of Copiah County and State of Mississippi …. the said Tracy for and in consideration of the sum of $1100 dollars to him in hand paid … sold unto the said Meridith Gowen … that lot or parcel of land lying and being in the County and State aforesaid bounded.. Lot 5 of Section 12, of TS 12 North, North of the thirty first degree of latitude in Range 5E, in the Dist of Choctaw and State of Mississippi containing 80 acres and also 40 acres adjoining the above on the West side by running on Lot Number 3 in Section 13, in TS12, of R5E and also by running the line through a lot of 30 acres adj the above on the North end deeded by John Marnick and by the said James Powel to Solomon Tracy by a line running north and south so far as to include the above named 40 acres, also west half of Section 12 in TS12 north of the 31st degree of latitude in Range 5E … west of the Pearl River containing 41 acres and three quarters of an acre … Signed: Solomon Tracy. Wit: A W Wallace. … wife of Solomon Tracy, Sarah Ann Tracy, relinquished her dower rights .. Copiah Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W193?i=65&cat=253240

1834 Feb 11 – Merideth Gowin to Sal Tracy – Deed bk D, p 123
… Meridith Gowin … in consideration of one dollar to me in hand paid … convey unto Solomon Tracy … all that lot or parcel of land lying and being in Copiah County and State of Mississippi … Lot 5 of Section 12, of TS 12 North, North of the thirty first degree of latitude in Range 5E, in the Dist of Choctaw and State of Mississippi containing 80 acres and also 40 acres adjoining the above on the West side by running on Lot Number 3 in Section 13, in TS12, of R5E and also by running on the Eighth adjoining the above on the North end by a North and South line so far as to include the above named 40 acres, also one half of lot Number 6 of Section 12 in Range 5E adjoining the first named 80 on the East side containing 41 acres and 75/100 of an acre …. I also convey unto the said S Tracy … two negroes, to wit, a negro man named Handy and a negro girl named Mary … the conditions above are such that if the said Meridith Gowin shall well and truly pay unto the sd Soloman Tracy the sum of $920 dollars … on or before the 1st day of January 1834, and $920 of like money on the 1st day of January 1836 and $20 dollars of like money on the 1st day of January 1837 … then the foregoing deed to the land and negroes to be null and void … Signed: Meridith Gowin. Wit: James Shannon, A W Wallace. Copiah Co, MS.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W93Y-C?i=69&cat=253240

1834 Dec 19 – James Guynes and wife Marthy Ann Guynes to Thomas D Yates bk L, p 528 Copiah Co, MS
… between James Guynes and Marthy Ann Guynes of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi of the one part and Thomas D Yates of the County and State afsd of the second part … in consideration of 400 dollars … paid by the said Thomas D Yates … confirmed unto the said Thomas D Yates … land in the County and State afsd …. the E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section 4 Township 10 North of the 41st dectree of Latitude of Range 10 E, containing 78 acres and 3/100 of an acres … also the N 1/2 of the E 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 4 of Township 10 N of the 31st degree of Latitude of Range 10 E in the District of Choctaw and Mississippi containing 39 acres and 2/100 of an acre …
Signed: James Guynes, Martha Ann Guynes
Recorded on Oct 27, 1848 for record. (Yates sells deed in next record – looks like he just forgot to record it until 1848)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C331-C2G6?i=281&cat=253240

1835 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 8)
John Guines Senr
Briant Guines
Henry Guines
James Guines
Meradeth Gowan
John Gowan
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1835-combined/detail/336791

1835 July 17 – (correction of above transaction betw Meredith Gowin and Solomon Tracy on June 6, 1834) – Deed bk D, p. 394. Copiah Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W9SX-R?i=158&cat=253240

1835 July 18 – Merideth Gowin to G W Grant – Deed bk D, p 395.
… between Meredith Gowen and Nancy Gowen his wife of the one part and Go. W. Grant all of Copiah County, State of Mississippi of the other part … in consideration of the sum of $2760 dollars to the said Meredeth Gowen and wife in hand paid by said Geo W. Grant … confirm unto him said Geo W Grant the following described tracts or parcels of land …. at the SE corner of Lot No 5 on Sec line of Section 12, TS12, R5, ... running West along said section line to the NE corner of Lot 3, Sec 13, same TS and Range, thence S one hundred and sixty poles to the SE corner of said Lot 3, Sect 13, thence W … to a stake in lot 4 of Sect 1, thence E … and N … along the line of the above named Lot 5 … to the NW corner of the same, thence E … on the Fulghams land … to said Sect line between 12 and 13 … the land conveyed by Dr S Tracy to said Gowen also the S half of the Lot No 2 of said Sec 12 and likewise the S half of Lot No 2 of Sec 13 of same TS and Range ... containing 241 and 3/4 acres … Signed: Meredith Gowen, Nancy Gowen. Wit: James Speed. Copiah Co, MS.   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W9MV-8?i=159&cat=253240
Blk/Lot S½2 – GOWIN, MERIDETH
Blk/Lot 5 – ALLEN, WILEY
Blk/Lot 4 – DOBBS, JOHN
Blk/Lot 1 – FULGHAM, JOHN S
Blk/Lot N½2 – FULGHAM, JOHN S
Blk/Lot 3 – SUGG, WILLIAM
Blk/Lot 6 – TRACY, SOLOMON
Location Copiah County, MS
Meridian Washington
Township 12-N
Range 5-E
Section 12
Latitude 32.0266117207468
Longitude -90.6620560788933
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

? Date –
Blk/Lot S½ 2 – GOWIN, MEREDITH
Blk/Lot 1 – GRANT, GEORGE W
Blk/Lot N½2 – GRANT, GEORGE W
Blk/Lot 5 – HILL, JACOB K
Blk/Lot N½6 – HILL, JACOB K
Blk/Lot S½6 – HILL, JACOB K
Blk/Lot 4 – LLOYD, WILLIAM W
Blk/Lot 3 – POWELL, HARMAN
Location Copiah County, MS
Meridian Washington
Township 12-N
Range 5-E
Section 13
Latitude 32.0120280303708
Longitude -90.6621098499855
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1836 Copiah Co MS taxroll (Copy very faded – extremely hard to read – see link below)
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1836-combined/detail/369037#dtop

1836 July 23 – Meredith Gowen, John M Gowin & Alexander McKaskill to Joseph G Anderson bk E, p 20 Copiah Co, MS
… this agreement … between Meredith Gowen, John M Gowin and Alexander McKaskill of the one part and Joseph G Anderson of the other … party of the second part, hath this day sold and conveyed to the said party of the first part the Hibernean Mills in the County of Copiah and 1/8ths of land appurtenant thereto for $16,000 to be paid in 4 equal and annual payments commencing on the 1st day of January 1837 … there is now a mortgage by the said Anderson to Robert Woods upon said mills and the 1/8th of land on which the same stands for 35 or 600 dollars, outstanding and unsatisfied which said mortgage has been assigned to Messrs. Whiting & Clark & Palmer & Southmayd in the City of New Orleans … in case the said Anderson shall not pay …said mortgage … before the 1st day of March next and in case said mortgage lien shall come against the said parties of the first part so as to disturb them in the peaceable possession of said property the said Anderson agrees to forfeit the 2d payment of $4000 for said premises which is to become due on the 1st day of January 1838 and to indemnify the said parties of the first part against all loss and damage that shall accrue thereby …
Signed: J G Anderson.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W9MQ-B?i=274&cat=253240

1836 July 23 – Meredith Gowin, John M Gowin and Alexander McCaskill to Joseph G Anderson bk E, p 42 Copiah Co, MS (mortgage)
… between Meredith Gowin, John M Gowin and Alexander McCaskill of the first part and Joseph G Anderson of the other part … in consideration of the sum of $16,000 dollars … convey unto the said party of the second part … land situated in the County of Copiah in the State of Mississippi … the SW 1/4 and the N 1/2 of the W 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 35, Township 2 of Range 3 W, and also the E 1/2 of the NW 1/4 and N 1/2 of the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section 2 in Township 1 of Range 3 W containing 320 acres … also the following described personal estate … on and about the above described premises to wit: 13 oxen, a road waggon, a carry log & hooks, 2 sets of blacksmith tools, a quantity of iron & steel, a gin head and feeder, a rail car, a double block and tackle, 5 cows and calves, 4 head of yearlings & 2 year olds between 100 and 200 head of hogs, a turning lathe & tools, a great quantity of joiners and carpenter tools, 4 mill saws, one crop cut saw, one boat, 7 shovels and spades, a grubbing hoe, a set of dressed lumber for a carry log, 2 patent ploughs, and 1 shover or bull tongue, 2 sets of horse harness, 5 weeding hoes, 5 Collins axes, 1 log chain, and one harrow, all the household and kitchen furniture, a large pair of Mill stones, a Jack Screw, a large and a small pair of steel yards, a scythe and cradle, 3 iron rakes, and a garden how, a large brass bell and hangings, a set of mill irons for hanging millstones, 6 ox yokes staples, rings and chains for the same, and 3 negro men named George, Christmas, and Henry … Provided however that the said parties of the first part have this day purchased of the said party of the second part all the above described real and personal estate and hath received a deed …. the consideration of 16,000 dollars payable … 4000 on the first day of Jan 1837 … 4000 on the 1st day of Jan 1838, 4000 on the 1st day of Jan 1839, and 4000 on the 1st day of Jan 1840 … if the parties of the first part shall well and punctually pay said several sums of money … then the above deed to be null and void …
Signed: M Gowin, John M Gowin, A McCaskill
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W9S4-1?i=285&cat=253240

1836 July 23 – Meredith Gowen, John M Gowen and Alexander McCaskill to Joseph G Anderson Deed bk E, p 228 Copiah Co, MS
… between Meredith Gowen, John M Gowen and Alexander McCaskill of the County of Simpson in the State of MS of the one part, and Joseph G Anderson of the County of Copiah in said State of the other part … (another mortgage) … in consideration of the sale … of the Heberman Mills and 4/8ths of land with all the stock, tools etc thereto … in the County of Copiah … have granted … sold unto said party of the second part the following described Town Lot in the town of Westville in the County of Simpson, towit: Lot No. 28 according to the plat of said town … and also a negro man named Nat aged 40 yrs, a negro woman Gracy aged 35, Handy aged 22, Abby 20, Eliza 20, Mary 14, Judy 16 … (if mortgage paid timely then deed is void).
Signed: M Gowen, John M Gowen, A McCaskill
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W9S5-5?i=388&cat=253240

1836 Sept 7 – Henry H Goyins and Mary Goyins  to Wilson and Treadwell bk E, p 108 Copiah Co, MS
… between Henry H Goyins and Mary Goyins of the one part and Joseph Wilson, Reuben H Tradewell of the other part all of the County and State above … Henry Goyins and Mary Goyins for and in consideration of the sum of 350 dollars … do grant bargain … unto the sd Joseph Wilson and Reuben H Tradewell …. land lying and being in the County above mentioned … the N West 1/4 of Section No 5 of Township 10, Range No 10 E containing 157 and 95/100 acres …
Signed: Henry Goyins, Mary Goyins
Wit: B Gresham
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-W937-9?i=326&cat=253240

1837 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 9)
Wiatt Guynes
Briant Guynes
Henry Guynes
William Goins
Meredith Gowan
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1837-combined/detail/368933

1837 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
John Guynes Snr
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1837-combined/detail/369059#dtop

1837 May 2 – Meredith Gowen and John M Gowen to Joseph G Anderson bk E p 280 Copiah Co, MS
… between Meredith Gowen and John M Gowen of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi of the one part and Joseph G Anderson of the same place of the other part … whereas Meredith Gowen, John M Gowen and Alexander McCaskill of the County of Simpson and State afsd did on or about the 25th day of July 1836 purchased … land containing 1/2 Section of land … known as the Hibernean Mills situated on Turkey Creek in the County of Copiah … with negroes, cattle, hogs and various other species of property amounting to the sum of 16,000 dollars … and also goods wares and merchandise amounting to about 1800 or 1900 dollars … the said Meredith Gowen, John M Gowen and Alexander McCaskill were to make certain bills and notes … gave to the said Joseph G Anderson a mortgage on the said property … whereas the said Anderson released the said Alexander McCaskill from the said contract and mortgage at the request of said Meredith Gowin and John M Gowin … said Meredith Gowen had given no security for the payment of said goods, wares & merchandise … on or about the middle of Oct 1837 …. sell release and confirm unto the said Joesph G Anderson … a certain negro woman by the name of Kizzy dark complexion about 24 years of age, also one other negro woman by the name of Nelly and her child Eliza the woman about 21 years of age light complexion child about 4 months … if the said Meredith & John M Gowing …. pay unto the said Joseph G Anderson (the mortgage amounts previously agreed) … this agreement void …
Signed: Meredith Gowin, John M Gowin
Wit: Thomas Keller
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-WBVM?i=416&cat=253240

1838 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 11)
Wiatt Guynes
Briant Guynes
Henry Guynes
John Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1838-combined/detail/368832

1839 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
Wiatt Guines
Bryant Guinns 
Henry Guians
John Guians
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1839-combined/detail/368798

1840 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 9)
William Gowins
Ignitius L Gowing
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1840-combined/detail/336426

1840 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
John Gowins
Wyatt Guynes
Henry Guynes
John Guynes
Bryant Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1840-combined/detail/338938#dtop

1840 US Census Name: Bryant Guynes
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 2
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total Slaves: 5
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 9
Year: 1840; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 213; Page: 115; Family History Library Film: 0014840
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963105?h=d26cc6

1840 US Census Name: Wiat Guynes
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total Slaves: 1
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7
Year: 1840; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 213; Page: 116; Family History Library Film: 0014840
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963110?h=021746

1840 US Census Name: Henry Guynes
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 8
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total Slaves: 4
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 14
Year: 1840; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 213; Page: 116; Family History Library Film: 0014840
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963116?h=60eba3

1840 US Census Name: [Matilda Guynes]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 3
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 4
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total Slaves: 10
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 13
Year: 1840; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 213; Page: 116; Family History Library Film: 0014840
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963128?h=fa700d

1840 US Census Name: John Goens
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Copiah, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4
Year: 1840; Census Place: Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 213; Page: 108; Family History Library Film: 0014840
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963143?h=3b59ea

1840 US Census Name: George Guines
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Simpson, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3
Year: 1840; Census Place: Simpson, Mississippi; Roll: 217; Page: 220; Family History Library Film: 0014841
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963151?h=a1b340

1840 US Census: Name: [Wiley W Goynes]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Kemper, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons – Under 20: 8
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 11
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 11
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=kUu1668&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1840usfedcenancestry&gsln=Goin&gsln_x=NP_NN_NS&cp=12&msypn__ftp=kemper,%20mississippi,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=1578&msypn_x=1&qh=V3FStLhcwNcPnKvfRWR73w%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=1&h=3596330&recoff=33%2046&ml_rpos=2

1840 US Census: Name: Amos Goynes
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Kemper, Mississippi
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8
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1840 Feb term – On a petition of Hiram O Anderson ordered Letters of Administration on the Estate of Merideth Gowen late of Copiah County decd be granted to said Hiram O Anderson.
Ordered that a warrant of appraisement issue to Marke Wade, Thomas Stewart, James Smith, Israel Smith, and William Matheny to appraise the personal estate of Merideth Gowen decd.
Ordered that the admin of the Estate of Merideth Gowen decd cause publication to be made in the Southern Star a newspaper published in the Town of Gallatin for six weeks successively notifying all persons having claims against the said Estate to present them . . . within the time presented by law . . .
Ordered that the administrator of the Estate of Merideth Gowen be authorized to expose to the public sale on a credit of twelve months on the personal Estate of said decedent be given due notice of the time and place of sale according to law.
Ordered that a warrant of appraisement issue to Joseph O Person, Pasmore Hooper, William Sillers, John B Thrasher, George W Tharp to appraise certain negros belonging to the Estate of Merideth Gowen decd said to be in Claiborne County and that they report to the next term of the court. Probate Bk B, pg. 162-163. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QX-3NJJ?i=299&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1840 Feb 10 – Patentee – Bryant GUYNE
Patent Date 2/10/1840
Accession STA MS1890__.425
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-E
Section 34
Aliquot NW NE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.1829452873894
Latitude 31.8874835756967
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Feb 10 – Patentee – Briant GUYNE
Patentee WHITTINGTON, BIRD
Patent Date 2/10/1840
Accession STA MS1890__.463
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-E
Section 27
Aliquot SE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.1808017525483
Latitude 31.8929281311627
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Feb 10 – Patentee – William GOWEN
Patentee HERRALD, JAMES J
Patent Date 2/10/1840
Accession STA MS1920__.229
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 9-N
Range 5-E
Section 21
Aliquot NE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.705673805502
Latitude 31.7385340510023
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Feb 10 – Patentee – James GUYNES
Patent Date 2/10/1840
Accession STA MS1910__.027
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 4
Aliquot N½ E½ SE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.196125004751
Latitude 31.866019800477
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 May 18 – Ordered that the appraisement bill of the personal property of Merideth Gowen decd in Copiah County be recd and filed for record.
Ordered that the appraisement bill of the personal property of Merideth Gowen decd in Claiborne Co be recd and filed for record. Probate Bk B, pg. 182. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QX-3N58?i=309&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1840 Nov term – Ordered that letters of administration issue to Briant M Guine and Henry H Guine on the estate of John Guine late of Copiah County decd, they having entered into bond in the penal sum of twenty thousand dollars with Moses D Norman and Benjamin T Haygood who are appointed of as their securities.
Ordered that a warrant of appraisement issue to Davis Barron, Timothy Brown, John T Moore, James C Hicks, and William Haynes to appraise the personal property of John Guine, late of Copiah County.
Ordered that the administrators of the Estate of John Guine decd cause publication to be made . . .
Ordered that the adminsitrators of the Estate of John Guine decd be authorized to expose to public sale on a credit of twelve months all the personal property of said decd they giving due notice of the time and place of such sale according to law. Probate Bk B, pg. 218-219. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-3JDT?i=328&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1840 Dec term – Ordered that the report of the commissioners appointed to set apart one year provision for the widow and children of John Guines decd be recd for record. Probate Bk B, pg. 224. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-3JGD?i=332&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1840 Dec term – John Wheat v Hiram Anderson. On petition filed of John Wheat. Ordered that citation issue to Sheriff of Claiborne Co, to summon Hiram O Anderson admin of Estate of Merideth Gowin late of Copiah County decd to be and personally appear before the Probate Court of Copiah County at the court house thereof on the third Monday of January next 1841 to show cause if any he can why he shall not give additional bond and security on said Estate. Probate Bk B, pg. 233. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89QX-3V3V?i=336&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 12/10/1840
Accession STA MS2090__.392
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 5
Aliquot W½ NE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2175571738663
Latitude 31.8711494791292
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 12/10/1840
Accession STA MS2090__.392
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 8
Aliquot W½ NE
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2175277643666
Latitude 31.8568095951137
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – Briant GUYNES
Patent Date 12/10/1840
Accession STA MS2090__.437
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-E
Section 35
Aliquot NW NW
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.1745629446993
Latitude 31.8875006905754
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – Briant GUYNES
Patent Date 12/10/1840
Accession STA MS2090__.437
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-E
Section 34
Aliquot E½ NE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.1787948921315
Latitude 31.8856727295307
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – Wiatt GUYNES
Patent Date12/10/1840
AccessionSTA MS2090__.435
LocationCopiah County, MS
Township10-N
Range9-E
Section1
AliquotE½SE
MeridianWashington
AuthorityApril 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude-90.2471453200636
Latitude31.8637724629706
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1840 Dec 10 – Patentee – Henry H GUYNES
Patent Date 12/10/1840
Accession STA MS2090__.391
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 5
Aliquot NW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2238278962989
Latitude 31.8711013473417
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1841 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
Henry Goynes
Wyatt Goynes
Bryant Goynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1841-combined/detail/338802

1841 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 11)
B Goynes admn of J Goynes
Mrs Matilda Goynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1841-combined/detail/338586#dtop

1841 January term – John Wheat security v Hiram O Anderson admin. And now as this term of the Court. It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that citation has been duly served by the Sheriff of Claiborne County on the defendant Hiram O Anderson admin of the Estate of Merideth Gowin decd, and the said Hiram O Anderson having failed to give further and additional bond and security as required by the court, it is therefore ordered by the court that the said letters of administration heretofore granted to the said Hiram O Anderson admin be and the same are hereby revoked. Probate Bk B, pg. 236. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-3JJY?i=338&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1841 Jan term – Ordered that letters of admin in the Estate of Merideth Gowin late of Copiah County decd issue to Thomas Holliday he having entered into bond in the penal sum of twelve thousand dollars with William McGee and William Robinson who are approved securities.
Ordered that a warrant of appraisement issue to Johnathan Bush, Samuel H Aby, William D Hawkins, George R Kiger, and Rouland Johnson to appraise the personal property of Merideth Gowin deceased.
Ordered that the administrator of the Estate of Merideth Gowin decd cause publication in the Southern Star a news paper published in the Town of Gallatin for six weeks . . .
Ordered that the admin of the Estate of Merideth Gowin decd be authd to expose to public sale . . . the personal property of said decedent . . . Probate Bk B, pg. 239. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QX-3JVM?i=339&cc=2036959&cat=238642

(Additional pages in the Probate books for Merideth Gowen decd) –
Notice of final settlement 306 (Minute Book C)
final account of H O Anderson 97  (Minute Book D)
Letters of admx to Nancy Gowen 332  (Minute Book C)
Passing claims of F Bush 172 (or 272)  (Minute Book C)   https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/238642?availability=Family%20History%20Library

1841 Feb term – Ordered that the warrant of appraisement on the Estate of John Guynes decd be received and filed for record.
Ordered that the report of the claims in favor of the Estate of John Guynes decd be received and filed for record. Probate Bk B, pg. 242. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-3J62?i=341&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1841 March term – Ordered that the sale bill of the personal property of John Guynes decd be recd and filed for record. Probate Bk B, pg. 252. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QX-3JYS?i=346&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1841 May 25 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 5/25/1841
Accession STA MS2070__.272
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 4
Aliquot NW SW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2090735916312
Latitude 31.8659304077587
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1841 May 25 – Patentee – John GUYNES
Patent Date 5/25/1841
Accession STA MS2070__.272
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 4
Aliquot SW NW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2091067235913
Latitude 31.8694476784016
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1841 June 25 – Patentee – Wiatt GUYNES
Patent Date6/25/1841
AccessionSTA MS2100__.070
LocationCopiah County, MS
Township10-N
Range9-E
Section12
AliquotNENE
MeridianWashington
AuthorityApril 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude-90.2471273733172
Latitude31.8582875012681
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1841 June 25 – Patentee – John M GOWAN
Patent Date 6/25/1841
Accession STA MS2100__.255
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 2-N
Range 3-W
Section 34
Aliquot NE SE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.4868341855396
Latitude 31.9676000150401
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1841 June 25 – Patentee – John M. GOWAN
Patent Date 6/25/1841
Accession STA MS2100__.256
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 3-W
Section 11
Aliquot SE NE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.4696987494283
Latitude 31.9418337578973
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1842-43 (No taxrolls available in these years)

1842 Sept term – W D Cooper v Est of John Guynes – account passed for $34.12. Probate Bk C, pg. 51. Copiah Co, MS.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-M9SM-R?i=32&cc=2036959&cat=238642

John Guynes decd – Following entries are in Minute Book C. Copiah Co, MS (see link below)
citation to sell real estate 275
sale of real estate granted 294
report of sale and decree of t 316
notice of final settlement 443
notice of final settlement 22 (Minute Book D)
final settlement and allowance 41 (Minute Book D)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/238642?availability=Family%20History%20Library

1844 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 9)
Henry H Guynes
Briant Guynes
Wiatt Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1844-personal/detail/368948

1844 July 13 – Margaret E Gowan to A R Hennington bk K, p 537 Copiah Co, MS
… between Margarett E Gowan of the first part and A R Henington of the second part all of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi … party of the first part … in consideration of the sum of 120 dollars … convey unto the said party of the second part … land being … Lot No. 6 bounded on the W by lands of J O Healey and Henry Henington, on the N by Lot No 9 on the E by Lot 4 & 7, on the S by Lot 5, the same tract that Margaret E Gowan drawed as her distributive share of the real estate of John Henington, late of said County decd containing 57 acres and 93/100ths of an acre of Section 17, Township 2 of Range 1 W all in County and State afsd …
Signed: Margaret E Gowan
Wit: Will Haley
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-72VC?i=589&cat=253240

1844 Nov term – Ordered that Henry H Guynes surviving administrator of the estate of John Guynes decd be authorized to give notice by posting up notices in three of the most public places in Copiah County the court house being one of his final settlement of said estate at the next January term of this court. Probate Bk C, pg 222. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QX-M99B-C?i=121&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1844 Nov 16 – Amanda Guynes relinquishes her right of administration on her husband’s estate to Wiatt Guynes.
Signed: Amanda Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2X1?i=360&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1844 Nov 18 – Wyatt Guynes, Bird Whittington and Henry Guynes are held and firmly bound unto Stephen H Johnson … in the penal sum of 9000 dollars … if the said Wyatt Guynes administrator … of the estate of Bryant M Guynes decd do make a true and perfect inventory … this obligation to be void.
Signed: Wiatt Guynes, Bird Whittington, H H Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2LL?i=358&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1845 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 10)
Josiah Goins
Lewis Goins
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1845-personal/detail/368615

1845 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 11)
Wiatt Guynes
Henry H Guynes
Mrs Matilda Guynes
Mrs Amanda Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1845-personal/detail/368738#dtop

1845 – Estate of Bryant M Guynes. Loose Probate Papers, Copiah County, MS. (beginning): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-W24N?i=340&cc=2036959&cat=247756 (Starting here – at Estate of Bryant M Guynes – there are about 500 loose papers for various Guynes family members in the 1840s to 1860s – a BUNCH of info here if you need to sort out who is who, etc).
1857 – Estate of James Guynes. Loose Probate Papers, Copiah County, MS. (beginning): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W25C?i=435&cc=2036959&cat=247756
1866 – Estate of Wyatt Guynes decd. Loose Probate Papers, Copiah County, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WK2Y?i=504&cc=2036959&cat=247756
1855 – Estate of John Guynes decd. Loose Probate Papers, Copiah County, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2Z9?i=525&cc=2036959&cat=247756

Bryant M Guynes – (Probate Minute Book Entries in Minute Book C) Copiah Co, MS.
relinquishment of M C Gowing 218
letters of admn to Wyatt Guynes 219
coms appointed to set of provisions 219
coms report of years 254
appraisement bill 254
sale bill list of claims 272
passing ac DC Lawreck 274
Passing notes Davis Barron 305
Passing act B L Haigood 314
Passing act HH Guynes admx to to him ? 331
To make tittle to negro Maninaa 331
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/238642?availability=Family%20History%20Library
Bryant M Guynes decd
report of negro heir for the year 1846 360
passing act A Catching 364
passing act West a Bell 366
passing act N Nicholson 391
coms appt to divide estate 446
notice of final settlement 446
letters of guard to Ms Amanda Guynes 446
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Bryant M Guynes decd – (Probate Minute Book Entries in Minute Book C) Copiah Co, MS.
notice of final settlement 22
final account and decree 42
coms rept of division 43
annual acct guardian 181
order of allowance to A Walsh 294
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1845 Jan term – ordered that the final account of Henry H Guynes serving administrator of the estate of John Guynes deceased be received and filed for record. Probate Bk C, pg 251. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QX-M99D-Y?i=135&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1845 Feb term – Ordered that the report of Dower laid out to Matilda Guynes be received and filed for record. Probate Bk C, pg 253. Copiah Co, MS. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QX-M9SZ-D?i=136&cc=2036959&cat=238642

1845 March 3 – Henry H Guynes from Holliday bk L, p 424 Copiah Co, MS
… I Thomas Holliday, tax collector of Copiah County … sold the following … real estate, towit: the NE 1/4 & E 1/2 of NW 1/4 of Section 1 Township 10 Range 9 E & S 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section 36, T1, Range 1 W at the property of Henry H Guynes for the taxes due thereon for the year 1844 … the sum of 19 dollars … where Henry H Guynes being the best bidder became the purchaser at the sum of 20 dollars … convey said lands to Henry H Guynes …. this 3d day of March 1845.
Signed: Thos Holliday, Tax Collector
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C331-C2KM?i=227&cat=253240

1846-1848 (No taxrolls available in these years)

1845 Sept 1 – Henry Guynes admin to B F Haygood bk L, p 276 Copiah Co, MS
… between Henry H Guynes surviving admin of the estate of John Guynes decd of the County of Copiah and State of MS of the one part and Benj F Haygood of the County and State afsd of the second part … at a term of the Probate Court of said County … on the 3rd Monday in May 1845 … decreed that the said party of the first part should sell on a credit of 12 months from the day of sale all that tract of land known and described as … W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 and W 1/2 of the SE 1/4 and NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 in Section 5 in Township 10 of Range 10 E … also the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section 8 in Township 10 of Range 10 E containing 312 acres … in the County of Copiah afsd … did regularly give notice of the time and place of sale in a News Paper published in the Town of Gallatin in said County and State called the “Argus” … 6 weeks successively … commencing on the 12 day of June 1845 … ending the 19 day of July 1845 … at the late residence of John Guynes decd the same being on the premises hereby conveyed … the said B F Haygood then and there bid for the same the sum of 370 dollars … being the highest and best bid … struck of to him …. the said B F Haygood hath executed and delivered his note with Wyatt Guynes his … sucurity for payment …
Signed: H H Guynes, administrator etc.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C331-CVL8?i=149&cat=253240

1845 Nov 17 – To the Hon the Probate Court of Copiah County … The Petition of the undersigned adminstrator of the Estate of Bryant M Guines decd shows … some time in the year 1841 … the said decedent became security for one Jeremiah Harrison for the purchase money of a negro man purchased by the said Jeremiah at the executors sale of the property of his father for the sum of $1105 dollars … the said Bryant M Guynes in his lifetime exchanged the slave … with one Thomas Hutchins for a negro woman named Miranda and some 450 dollars …
Signed: Wiatt Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-W2WV?i=355&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1847 Jan 18 – Amanda Guynes widow of Bryant M Guynes decd and Amanda Guynes guardian of Malinda C Guynes a person heir of Bryant M Guynes decd
… the final account of Wyatt Guynes admin of the Estate of Bryant M Guynes decd …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2RX?i=367&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1847 March 15 – Report of the Commissioners for the Division of B M Guynes decd personal estate
… to Amanda Guines the wife of B M Guines decd
… to Matilda Caroline the only surviving child now living ….
… there has two of the children decd since the death of the father for which cause we have made four lots to the only surviving child we gave 3 lots in total …
Signed: Davis Barron, B H Catching, Timothy Brown
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WL5L?i=364&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1848 Dec 1 – Providence Guynes from Hannay Cassity bk M, p 123 Copiah Co, MS
… between Hannah Cassity adminx of … William Cassity decd late of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi of the one part and Providence Guynes of the same County and State of the other part … at a term of the Probate Court of said County … at the Court House on Monday the 21 day of March 1848 … ordered … the said party of the first part should sell on a credit of 1 year … a tract of land … in said County and described as the W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 35 Township 1 of Range 1 W, the E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of same Section Township and Range, the E 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the same Section Township and Range, and the W 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Section 26 same Township and Range, containing … 320 acres … said Providence Guynes … bid for the same in the sum of 300 dollars … Providence Guynes hath executed and delivered her bond with Elbert Guynes as her joint security for the payment of the said sum of 300 dollars … confirm unto the said Providence Guynes … the above described tract of land …
Signed: Hannah Cassity, admx
Recorded Dec 16, 1850
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-WBHD?i=71&cat=253240

1849 Copiah Co MS Landrolls (Landroll is not in alpha order – need to review abt 100 pages)
http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/taxrolls/Copiah/1849/Land/2

1849 Dec 17 – Petition of H H Guynes shows that James Guynes late of Scott County decd left 7 children, 2 of which Joshua P Guynes and Thomas A Guynes who now minors under the age of 14 years … heirs at law of said James Guynes decd … your petitioner moved by his natural love and affection and anxious to secure and protect all the rights of said minors at law … prays that letters of guardianship may be granted to him …. Signed: H H Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2Z7?i=492&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1849 Dec 18 – Henry H Guynes and Timothy Brown post bond for 1200 dollars to act as guardians of Joshua P Guynes and Thomas A Guynes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2ZW?i=466&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1850-1851 (No taxrolls available in these years)

1850 US Census Name: Matilda Guynes
Gender: Female, Race: White
Age: 67, Birth Year: abt 1783
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Real Estate: 250
Line Number: 35, Dwelling Number: 553, Family Number: 553
Household Members Age
Matilda Guynes 67
Nicholas Finley 36
Alzada Finley 22
Albert G B Finley 4
John G Finley 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 247a
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963156?h=7f052a

1850 US Census Name: B F Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 23, Birth Year: abt 1827
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Line Number: 28, Dwelling Number: 561, Family Number: 561
Household Members Age
B F Guynes 23
Martha J Guynes 19
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 247b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963165?h=386323

1850 US Census Name: Henry H Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 47, Birth Year: abt 1803
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 1000
Line Number: 23, Dwelling Number: 587, Family Number: 587
Household Members Age
Henry H Guynes 47
Mary B Guynes 43
John Guynes 25
Calvin W Guynes 20
Nicholas L Guynes 18
William M Guynes 6
Felix R Guynes 4
Albert G B Guynes 2
Joshua P Guynes 13
Thomas A Guynes 6
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 249b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963169?h=f3ee43

1850 US Census Name: Wyatt Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 41, Birth Year: abt 1809
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 500, Line Number: 33, Dwelling Number: 588, Family Number: 588
Household Members Age
Wyatt Guynes 41
Sarah Guynes 37
Miranda P Guynes 16
Henry H Guynes 14
Nancy Guynes 12
John Guynes 9
Matilda Guynes 6
Delilah Guynes 4
B James M Guynes 2
Everett White 41
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 249b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963184?h=93696d

1850 US Census Name: Elbert Guynes
Gender: Male , Race: White
Age: 26, Birth Year: abt 1824
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 500, Line Number: 20, Dwelling Number: 624, Family Number: 624
Household Members Age
Elbert Guynes 26
Providence Guynes 22
B F Guynes 4
Allen P Guynes 2
William F Cassity 25
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 252a
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963202?h=dcd13d

1850 US Census Name: Amanda Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 34, Birth Year: abt 1816
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi, USA
Real Estate: 600
Line Number: 28, Dwelling Number: 921, Family Number: 921
Household Members Age
Amanda Guynes 34
Matilda C Guynes 9
Saphronia Guynes 3
Narcissa Guynes 0
Year: 1850; Census Place: Gallatin, Copiah, Mississippi; Roll: 371; Page: 270a
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963213?h=408e19

1850 US Census Name: Winston Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 21, Birth Year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1850: Scott, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Laborer, Industry: Industry Not Reported
Line Number: 12, Dwelling Number: 34, Family Number: 34
Household Members Age
John M Finley 45
Nancy Finley 35
Martha C Finley 17
Nicholas Finley 15
Matilda J Finley 13
Mary B Finley 11
John G Finley 9
Elizabeth Finley 7
Henry H Finley 5
Nancy A Finley 3
Ann E Finley 1
Winston Guynes 21
Norvel R Guynes 16
Zachary M Guynes 11
James S Guynes 9
Year: 1850; Census Place: Scott, Mississippi; Roll: 381; Page: 256a
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963274?h=ce0d3b

1850 US Census Name: Sarah Hall
[Sarah Guynes]
Gender: Female, Race: White
Age: 60, Birth Year: abt 1790
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: Lawrence, Mississippi, USA
Line Number: 1, Dwelling Number: 513, Family Number: 513
Household Members Age
James Hall 63
Sarah Hall 60
Polly Hall 22
Matilda Hall 20
Sarah Hall 16
Janey Herrington 20
Year: 1850; Census Place: Lawrence, Mississippi; Roll: 375; Page: 433b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963225?h=9b1b8b

1850 US Census Name: John Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 27, Birth Year: abt 1823
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1850: Simpson, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 400
Line Number: 14, Dwelling Number: 320, Family Number: 320
Household Members Age
John Guynes 27
Susan Guynes 33
Bryant M Guynes 16
Soloma Guynes 14
Cyntha Guynes 13
Sophronia Guynes 10
George W Guynes 5
Julia A L Guynes 1
Year: 1850; Census Place: Simpson, Mississippi; Roll: 381; Page: 309b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963234?h=58dad4

1850 US Census Name: George Guynes
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 29, Birth Year: abt 1821
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1850: Simpson, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 600, Line Number: 29, Dwelling Number: 322, Family Number: 322
Household Members Age
George Guynes 29
Julia Guynes 27
John R Guynes 11
Laurinda Guynes 8
Sarah C Guynes 6
Susan A L Guynes 3
Jeremiah M Guynes 1
Year: 1850; Census Place: Simpson, Mississippi; Roll: 381; Page: 309b
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963240?h=6a9398

1850 US Census Name: John J Guion
Gender: Male, Race: White
Age: 47, Birth Year: abt 1803
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1850: Hinds, Mississippi, USA
Occupation: Atty, Industry: Legal Services
Real Estate: 5000, Line Number: 36, Dwelling Number: 225, Family Number: 225
Household Members Age
John J Guion 47
Cornelia T Guion 33
Elena J Guion 14
Aura S Guion 12
Irena Guion 2
Cornelia Guion 0
Emma E Hicks 13
Year: 1850; Census Place: Hinds, Mississippi; Roll: 372; Page: 135a
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29963264?h=06a738

1850 US Census: Name: [John Goyne]
Age: 41, Birth Year: abt 1809
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: Kemper, Mississippi, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 566
Household Members:
Name Age
John Goyne 41
Elizabeth Goyne 35
Harrison Goyne 17
William Goyne 16
Adeline Goyne 13
John Goyne 10
Nancy Goyne 9
James Goyne 7
Sefina Goyne 8
George Goyne 2
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1850 US Census: Name: A C Goynes
Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1812
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Kemper, Mississippi, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1010
Household Members:
Name Age
Erasmus Goynes 20
Anna Goynes 27
Ellen Goynes 14
John Goynes 12
Susan Goynes 8
Jane Goynes 5
A C Goynes 38
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=kUu1672&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1850usfedcenancestry&gsln=Gowen&gsln_x=NP_NN_NS&cp=12&msypn__ftp=kemper,%20mississippi,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=1578&msypn_x=1&qh=mInpkMMIrz5p3hE7KbOMWg%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=10&h=3454774&recoff=&ml_rpos=11

1852 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 13)
Joseph Going
Wyatt Guynes
Elbert Guynes
B F Guynes
C W Guynes
Mrs Matilda Guynes
Henry H Guynes
Amanda Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1852-personal/detail/368613

1852 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 14)
Henry Gowing
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1852-personal/detail/368708#dtop

1852 Feb 12 – Bryant F Guynes and wife Martha J Guynes to Wm Gates bk M, p 370 Copiah Co, MS
… between Bryant F Guynes and Martha J Guynes his wife of the County of Copiah in the State of Mississippi of the first part and William Gates of the County and State afsd of the second part … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars … confirm unto the said party of the second part … the right title or interest that we the said Bryant F Guynes and Martha J Guynes his wife has or might have … as the lawful heirs of the estate of Davis Barron decd in or to the Real Estate of said decd lying and being in said County, West of Pearl River in Township 1, Range 1 E …
Signed: B F Guynes, M J Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-WBPH?i=206&cat=253240

1852 May 18 – First Annual Acct of Henry H Guynes guardian of the person and estate of Joshua P Guynes and Thomas A Guynes minor heirs of James Guynes decd … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2F3?i=464&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1852 Dec 21 – Henry H Guynes, Thomas Barron and Thomas J Ramsey post $900 bond … for Henry H Guynes to administer the estate of Wyatt Guynes decd. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-WG42?i=646&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1853 Jan 20 – Final Acct of Amanda Guynes, guardian of Matilda Guynes, minor heir of Briant M Guynes decd.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-W27B?i=345&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1853 Feb 21 – Elbert H Allen, C Traweek, and Barnaby Allen file bond for 5000 for Elbert H Allen to be guardian of Matilda Guynes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2G9?i=363&cc=2036959&cat=247756

On the matter of the guardianship of the person and estate of John F Guyne
The final acct of A H Frink, guardian of the person and estate of John F Guynes … presented to this Court … for settlement … the said ward being over 21 years of age …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2YR?i=346&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1853 May 2 – Amanda Guynes to C Trawick bk M, p 665 Copiah Co, MS
… I Amanda Guynes of the County of Copiah in the State of Mississippi am indebted to my duaghter and late ward Matilda Guynes by my final settlement as guardian of my said daughter with the Probate Court of said County in the sum of 1146 dollars and 50 cents and for an account of money received by me as guardian as afsd and which is not accounted for by me in said final settlement in the sum of 702 dollars and 60 cents making in all about the sum of 2147 and ___ cents … I am desireous to secure in payment of said indebtedness to my said daughter so far as my property extends … I the said Amanda Guynes in consideration of the premises as well as for and in consideration of the sum of 1 dollar …. paid by Cornelius Traweek of said County … convey unto the said Cornelius Traweek … the following described personal property towit 1 female slave of coper complexion aged about 26 named Hannah and her two children aged 6 and 4 and named Jerry and Poen … to hold the afore granted property … Cornelius Traweek …. for the purpose from the Probate Court County of said County by Elbert H Allen the present guardian of my said duaghter … convey said property to my said daughter in satisfaction ….
Signed: Amanda Guynes
Wit: C Traweek
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-WBLT?i=359&cat=253240

1853 May 5 – Patentee – Briant F. GUYNES
Warrantee LEROUX, LOUIS
Patent Date 5/5/1853
Accession MW 0692-199
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 9-E
Section 2
Aliquot NE NE
Meridian Washington
Authority September 28, 1850: ScripWarrant Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 520)
Longitude -90.2644857499352
Latitude 31.8728213920115
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1853 May 16 – Annual Acct of Henry H Guynes guardian of … Joshua P Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WLZK?i=458&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1853 Oct 18 – Petition in Copiah Co, MS
… the Petition of Elbert H Allen guardian of Matilda C Guynes minor heir of Bryant M Guynes decd … said ward Matilda is possessed amongst others of a certain negro man named Jeff …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2RX?i=361&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1853 Oct 25 – Henry H Guynes and wife Mary B Guynes to Traweek and Dodds bk N, p 79 Copiah Co, MS
… between Henry H Guynes and Mary Guynes his wife of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi of the first part and A H Traweek & Thomas H Dodds …. the firm of Traweek & Dodds of the second part … in consideration of 100 dollars …. convey to the said Traweek & Dodds … land in the County and State afsd being the E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section 6 Township 6 W north of Range 10 E containing 80 acres …
Signed: H H Guynes, Mary B Guynes
Wit: Elizabeth Guynes, C W Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-K958-P?i=46&cat=253240

1853-1855 (No taxrolls available in these years)

1854 May 10 – A H Frink, James A Sturges and John Terry of the County and State afsd are held and firmly bound unto the State of Mississippi in the penal sum of 2000 dollars … condition of the obligation is such that, if the above bound A H Frink as guardian to Henry H Guynes Jr, and John Guynes of Copiah County shall faithfully account with the Probate Court of said County …
Signed: A H Frink, James A Sturgis, John Terry
… to discharge the duties as guardian to Henry H & John Guynes minor heirs of Wyat Guynes decd …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WKYD?i=450&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1854 May 15 – The Petition of Henry H Guines Jr of said County shows … he is a minor more than 14 years of age and a son and heir at law of Wyatt Guines late of said County, decd … decedent died intestate and that he did not in his life time make any appointment or provisions for the guardianship of your petitioner … hereby chooses for his said guardian A H Frink of said County.
Signed: Henry H Guynes Jr.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2ZP?i=452&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1854 May 17 – Henry H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor heir of James Guynes … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WLXG?i=448&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1854 June 4 – Inventory of the money belonging to Henry H Guynes and John Guynes minor heirs of Wyatt Guynes decd …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WPXX?i=675&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1854 Nov 3 – Elbert Guynes & wife Providence to Isaac N Edwards bk N, p 177 Copiah Co, MS
… between Elbert Guynes and Providence Guynes his wife of the one part and Isaac N Edwards of the other part, all of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi … in consideration of the sum of 1000 dollars convey unto the said party of the second part … all North of Copiah Creek of the W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 35 Township 1 of Range 1 W, and all North of Copiah Creek of the E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of said Section Township and Range the E half of the NW 1/4 of the same Section Township and Range, and the W 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Section 26 same Township and Range containing 220 acres …
Signed: Elbert Guynes, Providence Guynes
Wit: N G Norman, John Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-K95W-H?i=97&cat=253240

1855 Jan 19 – Henry H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2NJ?i=454&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1855 June 19 – Henry H Guynes guardian of Joshua P Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd in account … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WLZJ?i=460&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1855 June 19 – Sarah Guynes guardian of James B M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WPNP?i=667&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1855 Aug 21 – A H Frink guardian of John Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-WGGZ?i=673&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1856 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 15)
N L Guynes
H H Guynes 
Matilda Guynes 
Joshua P Guynes
Thos A Guynes
C W Guynes
B F Guynes 
Josiah Going 
Sarah Guynes
Elbert Guynes
Amanda Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1856-personal/detail/369105

1856 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 16)
John Guyens
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1856-personal/detail/368896#dtop

1856 Feb 19 – Elbert H Allen guardian of Matilda C Guynes, minor heir of Bryant Guynes decd. annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WLTG?i=405&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1856 June 17 – H H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes, minor heir of James Guynes decd annual acct … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2ZY?i=446&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1856 June 17 – Second additional inventory of the personal estate of Henry H Guines & John Guines minor heirs of Wyatt Guines decd now in the hands of the undersigned guaridan of said minor heirs. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-W2J3?i=622&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1856 July 21 – Henry H Guynes guardian of Joshua P Guynes minor heir James Guynes decd … final account. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2FD?i=444&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1857 Copiah Co MS Landrolls (Landroll is not in alpha order – need to review almost 130 pages)
http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/taxrolls/Copiah/1857/Land/1

1857 June 15 – A H Frink guardian of Henry H Guines minor heir of Wyatt Guines decd in account with said ward. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WVTV?i=615&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1857 July 5 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Bryant J M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-W2V5?i=624&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1857 July 5 – Final Account of Sarah Guynes guardian of Delilah Guynes minor of Wyatt Guynes decd who has recently married Thomas Ramsey. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-WGH1?i=640&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1857 July 22 – H H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd … annual acct … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WLC7?i=470&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1857 Oct 19 – Josiah Goins to Nicholas Guynes bk O, p 590
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-K95N-B?i=647&cat=253240

1858 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 20)
Josiah Going
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1858-personal/detail/262446

1858 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 21)
H H Guynes Jr 
B F Guynes
N L Guynes 
C W Guynes
Elbert Guynes
H H Guynes Senr
Sarah Guynes
John Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1858-personal/detail/262168#dtop

1858 Jan 8 – To the Sheriff of Copiah County … comanded to cite: Matilda C McGowen and her husband A B McGown … to examine the final account of Elbert H Allen, guardian of said Matilda C now on file in this court …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2F2?i=351&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1858 Apr 6 – Final account of Elbert H Allen, guardian of Matilda C Guynes … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-W2SK?i=353&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1858 July 7 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Delilah Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WKZK?i=626&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1858 July 7 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Briant J M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd in annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WPKD?i=644&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1859 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 18)
B F Guynes
C W Guynes
H H Guynes
Matilda Guynes
N L Guynes
Elbert Guynes
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1859-personal/detail/262940

1859 Copiah Co MS taxroll (image 19)
Josiah Goins
Sarah Guynes
H H Guynes Jr
https://da.mdah.ms.gov/series/osa/s1202/copiah/1859-personal/detail/262923#dtop

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Bryant F GUYNES
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.255
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot S½ NW
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2581343688269
Latitude 31.8837743614014
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Josiah GOING
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.320
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 9-E
Section 9
Aliquot SW NW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.3110544409724
Latitude 31.8547586442242
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Sarah GUYNES
Patent Date3/1/1859
AccessionSTA MS2190__.209
LocationCopiah County, MS
Township10-N
Range10-E
Section7
AliquotNWNW
MeridianWashington
AuthorityApril 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude-90.2429579729064
Latitude31.8583141857298
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Nicholas L GUYNES
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.280
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 10-N
Range 10-E
Section 4
Aliquot SW SW
Meridian Washington
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2090404596707
Latitude 31.8624131370764
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Calvin W. GUYNES
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.251
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot NE SW
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2560700000511
Latitude 31.8801414973003
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Henry H GUYNES
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2180__.445
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot SW SE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2517287279599
Latitude 31.8765157787939
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Henry H. GUYNES
Patent Date3 /1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.250
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot NW SE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2516524206368
Latitude 31.8801500700466
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 March 1 – Patentee – Henry H. GUYNES
Patent Date 3/1/1859
Accession STA MS2190__.250
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot SE SE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2472653713345
Latitude 31.8765262586957
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 July 5 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Samuel B Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-W2GL?i=630&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1859 Aug 10 – Patentee – Henry H. GUYNES
Patent Date 8/10/1859
Accession STA MS2210__.019
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot W½ NE
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2515381603189
Latitude 31.8855919497638
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1859 Aug 10 – Patentee – Bryant F. GUYNES
Patent Date 8/10/1859
Accession STA MS2210__.018
Location Copiah County, MS
Township 1-N
Range 1-W
Section 36
Aliquot N½ NW
Meridian Choctaw
Authority April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Longitude -90.2579893957896
Latitude 31.8874115122609
https://glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx#

1860 July 3 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Samuel B M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-WGGP?i=636&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1860 July 5 – Alexander H Frink guardian of John F Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W23Z?i=632&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1860 Aug 8 – H H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WKGP?i=438&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1860 Dec 6 – In the matter of the Petition of Sarah Guynes guardian of Matilda C Guynes, James B M Guynes, and Samuel B M Guynes minor heirs of Wyatt Guynes late of this County decd … for the sale of certain lands of said decedent.
… it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Minors and Henry H Goynes Jr, Eliza Weeks wife of William F Weeks, Miranda P Shipp wife of Daniel Shipp, Delilah Ramsey wife of Thomas Ramsey, Nancy Pullien wife of William M Pullien, and John F Guynes a minor of whom Alexander H Fink is the legal guardian, are all the heirs at law of said decedent Wyatt Guynes … the Court appoints Morris Cook guardian ad litem to all of said minors …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WK7C?i=601&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1860 Dec 14 – Citation Published in newspaper … for Probate Court of Copiah Co, MS
… the undersigned, guardian of the personal estates of Matilda C Guynes, James B M Guynes, and Samuel B M Guynes, minor heirs of Wyatt Guynes late of said County decd … sell at public auction … land .. in said County … the E 1/2 of the SE 1/4 Section 1 and the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 12 of Township 10 N, Range ___ W, and the W 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Section 6, of Township 10 N, Range 10 E containing 200 acres …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-WKPP?i=592&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1861 Aug 5 – H H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes, minor heir of James Guynes, decd … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2D5?i=436&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1861 Aug 7 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Samuel B M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd … in account with Probate Ct of Copiah Co, MS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W24X?i=583&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1861 Aug 7 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Matilda C Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd in acct with Probate Ct of Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W29K?i=586&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1861 Nov 5 – A N Frink guardian of John F Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guines decd acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W271?i=588&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1862 Aug 5 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Matilda C Guynes minor heir of Wiatt Guynes decd in account annual … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2QQ?i=498&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1862 Aug 5 – Sarah Guynes guardian of James B M Guynes minor heir of Wiatt Guynes decd in account annual … Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W23D?i=506&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1862 Aug 6 – H H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor heir of James Guynes decd … annual acct. Copiah Co, MS
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2V9?i=442&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1863 Jan 13 – … commanded to cite A H Frink … before the Probate Court of Copiah County … to make account as guardian minor heir of W Guynes decd now due this court.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2B8?i=399&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1863 Sept 8 – Sarah Guynes guardian of James M B Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd in account … with the Probate Court of Copiah County … Signed: Sarah Guynes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-W2W2?i=348&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1863 Sept 8 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Samuel B M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd in account with the Probate Court of Copiah County …
Signed: Sarah Guynes
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W25S?i=349&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1865 Jan 26 – The Petition of Henry H Guynes of said County shows that on or about the 26th day of January 1865 Matilda Guynes late of said County a female sole departed this life in said County leaving no will …. leaving 14 children … That your petitioner is the eldest son of said decedent and that it is necessary for the collection of said credits and the settlement and distribution of said decedents estate that adminstration should be had … All of said children of said intestate are adults.
Signed: H H Guynes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WL37?i=559&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1865 March 31 – Appraisement of the personalty of Matilda Guynes decd … by H H Guynes at his residence.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Q6-WKL9?i=550&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1865 July 8 – The Final Account of Henry H Guynes guardian of Thomas A Guynes minor decd … Copiah Co, MS
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1866 July 4 – Sarah Guynes guardian of Samuel B M Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd in account with Probate Court of Copiah County, MS.
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1866 July 21 – Final acct of Sarah Guynes guardian of Matilda C Guynes minor heir of Wyatt Guynes decd now intermarried with Joseph T Beasley.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Q6-W2MS?i=628&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1867 Sept 7 – Petition for Division of land by Elbert Guynes, son and heir at law of John Guynes decd. Copiah Co, MS.
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1868 Dec 8 – In the matter of the Final Account of Henry H Guynes admin of Matilda Guynes decd.
Henry H Guynes admin of the estate of Matilda Guynes decd … the following persons are heirs and distributees of said decedent besides said adminstrator, towit:
In Copiah County:
Elbert Guynes, nancy Matthews wife of John Matthews, Henry H Guynes, James Guynes a minor of where Matilda Guynes is guardian, Eliza Davis wife of C J Davis, Miranda Shipp wife of Daniel Shipp, Nancy Pullen, Delilah Ramsey wife of Thomas Ramsey, and Matilda Beesley wife of J T Beesley.
In Scott County:
Nancy Finley wife of J M Finley, Norville Guynes, Elizabeth Guynes a minor, Henry H Guynes a minor, Martha Ann Guynes a minor, James Guynes a minor, Thomas Guynes a minor, John Guynes a minor, John Guynes a minor, Norville M Guynes a minor and William J Guynes a minor.
In Simpson County:
John Guynes, John R Guynes, Seninda P Barlow wife of N G Barlow, Sarah C Mullins wife of W P Mullins, Susan A S Matthews wife of A F Matthews, Jeremiah M Guynes a minor, Matilda J Guynes a minor, Julia R Guynes a minor, Synthia A Guynes a minor
In Newton County:
Henry H Guynes a minor (this is the same Henry H Guynes here in before stated to be in Scott County and is placed in both Counties so as to be certain to have him served with citation).
In Pike County:
Harman Mullican
In Hinds County:
Matilda McGowan wife of A B McGowan ….
… The following persons hers and distributees of said Matilda Guynes decedant are non-residents of this State, towit:
J F Guynes and Samuel Guynes residents of the State of Arkansas (the last of whence is a minor and of whom the said Sarah Guynes of Copiah County is the guardian), Harman Mullican of the State of Louisana, Sarah Whittington wife of Byrd WhittingtonMatilda Harrison wife of A J Harrison and Zachariah Guynes of the State of Texas
… and that the unknown heirs of Harman Guynes decd and James Guynes, Winston Guynes and Norvill Guynes are probably residents of Texas, and that Harman Mullican is probably a resident of Louisiana and that the unknown heirs Priscilla Bratten decd and the unknown heirs of Mary McManus decd reside in some place unknown … citation to be issued upon heirs and distributees residents in this State and the said husbands … and that publication of citation be made in Copiahan a public newspaper … as to the said nonresidents and unknow heirs ….
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2V9?i=532&cc=2036959&cat=247756
(List of heirs and locations)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2F7?i=534&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1869 June 7 – The Final Account of Henry H Guynes admin of Matilda Guynes decd …
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1869 Sept 7 – State of Mississippia, Copiah County}
Personally appeared …. Elbert Guynes heir at law of estate of John Guynes decd … the following names and distributies of said decedent are now residents of the State of Mississippi, towit: John F Guynes, Sarah Whittington and her husband Byrd Whittington, Matilda Harrison and her husband A J Harrison, Zachariah Guynes of the State of Texas and that he does not know who the heirs of Harman Guynes a decd son of said decedent are and cannot ascertain their names and believes they are residents of Texas and that he does know the heirs of Priscilla Bratton a decd daughter of said decedent are and cannot ascertain their names, and has no belief as to where they reside, and that he does not know who the heirs of Mary McManus a decd daughter of said decedent are and cannot ascertain their names and has no belief as to where they reside and that James Guynes, Winston Guynes, and Norville Guynes reside in the State of Texas as affiant believes though they may reside in Scott County in this State.
Signed: Elbert Guynes.
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1869 Sept 7 – Estate of John Guynes citation notice
… To unknown heirs of Harmony Mulican decd, State of Texas.
John J Guynes, State of Texas, A Ramos, Sarah Whittington and her husband Byrd WhittingtonnMatilda Harrison and her husband A J HarrisonJames Guynes, Zachariah Guynes, Winston Guynes, Norville Guynes and the unknown heirs of Harmon Guynes decd of the State of Texas. The unknown heirs of Priscilla Bratton decd residence not known, and the unknown heirs of Mary McManus decd residence unknown … cited to appear before Probate Court of the County of Copiah State of Mississippi …to show cause why the lands belonging to the estate of John Guynes should not be sold for division among the heirs according to the prayer of the petition of Elbert Guynes now on file with this court.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W27W?i=494&cc=2036959&cat=247756

Estate of John Guynes decd.
Scott County} Cite:
Nancy Finley & her husband J M Finley, Winston Guynes, Norville Guynes, James Guynes, Elizabeth Guynes, Henry Guynes, Mantea ANn Guynes, James M Guynes, Thomas Guynes, John Guynes, Norville M Guynes & William J Guynes.
Copiah County} Cite:
Henry H Guynes, Nancy Matthews and her husband John W Matthews, Henry H Guynes, James Guynes, Eliza Davis & her husband C J Davis, Miranda Ship and her husband Daniel Ship, Nancy Pullen, Delila Ramsey and her husband T W Ramsey, Matilda Beesley and her husband J T Beesley.
Simpson(sp?) County} Cite:
John Guynes, John R Guynes, Lorinda Barlow & her husband N G Barlow, Sarah C Mullins & her husband W P Mullens, Susan A S Matthews and her husband A F Matthews, Jeremiah M Guynes a minor, Matilda J Guynes a minor, Julia R Guynes a minor & Synthia Guynes a minor.
Lawton County} Cite:
Henry H Guynes a minor (is the service Henry H Guynes here in before stated to be in Scott County and is placed in both Counties so as to be certain to have him served with citation).
Hinds County} Cite:
Matilda McGowan & her husband A B McGowan.
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1869 Sept 14 – To the Sheriff of Newton County … commanded to cite: Henry H Guynes a minor heir at law of John Guynes decd … before the Probate Court of Copiah County … to show cause … why the prayer of the Petition of Elbert Guynes heir at law of John Guynes decd … praying for the sale of real estate of said decedent should not be granted …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W27T?i=502&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1869 Sept 14 – to the Sheriff of Copiah County … commanded to cite: Henry H Guynes Nancy Matthews and her husband John W Matthews, James Guynes, Eliza Davis and her husband C J Davis, Miranda Ship and her husband Daniel Ship, Nancy Pullem, Delila Ramsey and her husband T W Ramsey, Matilda Beesley and her husband J T Beesley, heirs at law of John Guynes decd … to show cause if any … why the Petition of Elbert Guynes heir at law of John Guynes decd praying for the sale of real estate of said decedant should not be granted …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Q6-W2SQ?i=510&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1869 Sept 18 – Published in “The Copiahan” newspaper pringed in the Town of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, MS
… To the unknown heirs of Harmon Mullican decd, of the State of Texas, and to John F Guynes of the State of Arkansas, Sarah Whitington and her husband Byrd Whitington, Matilda Harrison and her husband A J Harrison, James Guynes, Zachariah Guynes, Winson Guynes, Norville Guynes, and the unknown heirs of Harmon Guynes decd of the State of Texas, the unknown heirs of Priscilla Bratton decd residence unknown, the unknown heirs of Mary McMannus decd residence unknown.
You are cited to appear before the Probate Court of Copiah County … in the Town of Gallatin … to show cause … why the prayer of the petition of Elbert Guynes heir at law of John Guynes decd praying for the sale of the real estate of said decedant should not be granted …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Q6-WL7L?i=508&cc=2036959&cat=247756

1868 Sept 29 – Scott County, Return of Sheriff on service …
Executed by reading this writ to the following: Nancy Finley & J M Finley, Norville Guynes, James Guynes, Elizabeth Guynes & Henry Guynes, Martha Ann Guynes, Thomas Guynes, John Guynes & Norville M Guynes & W J Guynes, and tendering them copies of some which declined to accept.
Winston Guynes & James M Guynes not found in my County.
Signed: J G Owen, Shff
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1869 Oct 26 – Return of Sheriff of Hinds County, MS
… Executed on Matilda McGowen & A B McGowen personally …
Signed: J L Luke, Shff
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