On this day in 1844, Republic of Texas president Sam Houston granted an empresario contract to Charles Fenton Mercer. Mercer was born in Virginia in 1778. After winning election to the U.S. House of...(Read More)
WREN, TEXAS. Wren was seven miles northeast of Brenham in eastern Washington County. A post office was established there on August 22, 1876. John W. Earlywine served as postmaster from March 26, 1878, until the post office closed on January 20, 1883.
Carole E. Christian
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