On this day in 1845, two pioneer German-Texans, Friedrich Wilhelm von Wrede Sr. and Oscar von Claren, were killed and scalped by Indians at a place referred to as Live Oak Spring, ten to twelve miles...(Read More)
RANIER, TEXAS. Ranier was three miles northeast of Gatesville in east central Coryell County. In the 1940s it included a church, a school, and several residences. No population estimates for Ranier were available, and no evidence of the community was shown on county highway maps in the 1980s.
Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl
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