Near Winona in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Nicholas Wren 1807-1859
soldier in the Texas army, 1836.
Was commissioned Lieutenant of
Rangers by Sam Houston, President
Fought for Texas during the
Vasquez and Woll invasions. Had
horse shot from under him in
Battle of the Hondo.
Resided in Smith County at its
organization, 1846. His wife Mariah
was a charter member of Harris
Creek Baptist Church. Wren died
here in Mount Carmel community
August 28, 1859.
Incise on back: Erected by grandsons of Nicholas Wren
Erected 1968 by Grandsons of Nicholas Wren. (Marker Number 7770.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence.
Location. 32° 27.991′ N, 95° 13.021′ W. Marker is near Winona, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on Harris Creek Church Road (County Road 336) 0.2 miles south of County Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13720 Harris Creek Church Road, Winona TX 75792, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris Creek Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Scouts of Texas Army (here, next to this marker); Elisha Everett Lott (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Fannin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Fannin Internment Camp (approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Fannin, Texas (approx. 2.9 miles away); Our Land - Our Heritage (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Baptist Church of Winona (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winona.
Also see . . . Service in Texas Rangers. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.