Harvey Grady Guynes

12 May 1891–27 January 1977 (Age 85)
Colorado City, Mitchell, Texas, United States

The Life of Harvey Grady

When Harvey Grady Guynes was born on 12 May 1891, in Colorado City, Mitchell, Texas, United States, his father, William Patterson Guynes, was 33 and his mother, Martha Ophelia 'Mattie' Kelley, was 28. He married Effie Eula Norton on 15 May 1912, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 January 1977, in Crandall, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Crandall Cemetery, Crandall, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Harvey Grady Guynes
Effie Eula Norton
Marriage: 15 May 1912

Spouse and Children

15 May 1912
Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Patterson Guynes


    Martha Ophelia 'Mattie' Kelley




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 23

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Irish Guinness, a reduced form of McGinnis . This name is found predominantly in TX.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harvey G Guynes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey G Gaynes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harve G Guynes, "United States Census, 1940"

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