Pylant, Guilford "Uncle" Rev. Vol II - No. 22 - Page 11 - Friday - February 06, 1891: Death of Pioneer Preacher, Rev. Guilford Pylant, familiarly known as "Uncle" Pylant, died on Wednesday at the residence of Rev. Dr. Earle at Boonsboro, Washington County, at the advanced age of 89. He was a minister of the Cumberland Prsbyterian Church in Arkansas for over half a century.