WREN (WRENN) CEMETERY


Gloria Thompson and May Herndon


Location: 50 Spring Creek Rd.
Lat.: 29.827228N Long.:-98.784943W



Alex Wrenn

Charlotte Wrenn

According to an article in Recollections of Boerne and Kendall County, Family Histories by Edith Gray, Charlotte Wren was born in Hardeman County, Tennessee. She somehow went to Mississippi with the Mormans as a trusted house maid. Later she came to San Marcos. In 1863 she was married to Alex Wren and in 1864 they moved to Waring. They moved to a farm six miles from Boerne shortly afterwards. She walked those six miles every day to work in town to support their large family. She and Alex had eighteen children. Their final move was made to Boerne in 1900.

The children of Charlotte and Alex Wrenn as listed in the book are:
Ida (Davis); Emma (Ferrell); Tillie (Barder); Sarah (Watson) of Chicago; Mary of Grandview; Lucinda (Fennell) of San Antonio; Bell (Reeves) of Phoenix, AZ; Robert; Ben; E. Z.; Walter of Kerrville; Grant; Pete<; Harriet; Lee
Amanda; Charles; William.


Name Birth Date Death Date Row Site Tombstone
Benson, JenetteDec. 28, 1907 April 26, 1999
Benson, JewellMay 20, 1920 July 5, 1999Tombstone
Blair CharlotteJan. 7, 1895 Feb. 8, 1934 Death Cert. gives birth as 1895, but found on 1880 census
Blair, HannahJune 24, 1889 March 20, 1922
Brown, Howard Oct. 26, 1890 March 3, 1922
Brown, Thomas August 17, 1862 March 17, 1932Tombstone
Buirst, Ellnora May 9, 1905 August 28, 1979Tombstone
Buirst, Henry Apr. 30, 1905 Jan. 10, 1987Tombstone
Butler, Hattie WrennMay 2, 1869 March 8, 1905Tombstone
City, Mary WarrenAug. 2, 1882 July 13, 1954Tombstone
City, Robin Hiram1867 1937Tombstone
Clark, Charles June 21, 1854 May 2, 1934
Clark, EugeneNov. 15, 1838 May 15, 1918
Clark, Lillie1882 June 24, 1939Tombstone
Clark, Martha (Mrs. Charles)Jan. 27, 1860 May 28, 1942
Clark, Richardca1850 Oct. 26, 1939Tombstone
Clark, Alice Brown (Mrs Richard)- -
Davis, Era Nov. 25, 1895 1983Portrait
Davis, Curtis July 29, 1900 May 29, 1942
Davis, Ferdinand May 21, 1903 July 22 1965
Davis, Gordon - -
Davis, Hattie Oct. 2, 1887 Feb. 26, 1956Tombstone
Davis, Ida Wren May 25, 1864 Nov. 23, 1950TombstonePortrait
Davis, Otto Dec. 1891 -
Davis Richard June 2, 1892 Mar. 5, 1940
Davis, William M, Sr. Dec. 28, 1861Feb. 11, 1933TombstonePortrait
Davis, Willie April 11, 1895 July 19, 1969Portrait
Dilworth, Jimmie April 23, 1904March 30, 1982Tombstone
Edmondson, Jeanette - -
Eggleston, Amanda WrenAug. 7, 1887 May 23, 1971
Eggleston, Jeff Aug. 22, 1901 Dec. 10, 1968
Eggleston, Riley July 14, 1909 May 19, 1963Tombstone
Eggleston, Wallie - 1966
Ferrell, Benjamin Franklin March 18, 1870Feb. 25, 1946Tombstone
Ferrell, Emma Wren Dec. 8, 1876 Nov. 10, 1966Tombstone
Ferrell, Eugene April 15, 1897 Feb. 3, 1961Tombstone
Ferrell, FrankieMay 7, 1903 Sept. 11, 1989Tombstone
Hemphill, Manuel - -
Hilyer, Christine Wren Feb. 18, 1916 Nov. 5, 1941
Holmes, Clarence F.June 7, 1894 Oct. 21 1971
Holmes, Pearl Dec. 14, 1893 July 6, 1970
Houston, Adelia Brown Nov. 13, 1887 August 6, 1929Tombstone
McClure, Allie EgglestonJan. 1, 1905 Nov. 13, 1966
Meadows, Elihu Apr. 2, 1912 July 19, 1966
Meadows, Florence Oct. 19,1895 Dec. 23, 1969
Meadows, Isaac William June 2, 1916 Oct. 12, 1972
Norman, Eleanor Jan. 23, 1911 May, 1965
Raybon, Sara EttaMay 20, 1920 July 5, 1999
Raybon, Tillie WrenMay 8, 1888 Aug. 22, 1961
Robinson, Minnie 1892 1956
Smith, Edna June 10, 1898 Feb. 14, 1956Tombstone
Spears, MinnieNov. 16, 1871 Dec. 26, 1960Portrait
Street, Albert Nov. 1872 Mar. 16, 1911
Street,Amanda 1846 1899
Street, Burrel Nov. 6, 1874 May 26, 1943
Street, Clarence (Ivory?) May 30, 1898 Nov. 23, 1932
Street, Jewell Mar. 28, 1898 July 18, 1943
Street, Jim June 11, 1884 Nov. 13, 1952Death Cert.
Street, Lula CorneliusFeb. 2, 1876 July 9, 1959Death Cert.
Street, Mann- -
Street, Martha- -
Street, Martha- -
Street, Penny - -
Street, Richard 1843 1904
Thomas, Benjamin F April 23, 1888 May 23, 1968Portrait
Thomas, Nina GivenJan. 20, 1888 Apr. 16, 1978Portrait
Warren, Adam May 9, 1870 Feb. 18, 1954Death Cert.
Warren, Charles WilliamsonFeb. 2, 1913 Sept. 15,1931Tombstone
Warren Cornelius1889 Sept. 28, 1947
Warren, Jimmie Aug. 1886 -
Warren, John Aug. 23, 1847 Oct. 3, 1917
Warren, Maltize - -
Warren, Ida Macklin (Mrs. John)Sept. 1847 Jan. 21, 1939
Warren, Samuel Feb. 12, 1871 Feb. 5, 1939
Washington, JackFeb. 4, 1872 Feb. 13, 1938
Washington, Lucinda StreetApril 13, 1877 Nov. 29, 1921
White, Minnie Houston DrummerApr. 8 1911 Dec. 21, 1988Portrait
WilburnFeb. 2, 1877 July 16, 1951
Wilburn, Jesse WFeb. 29 1861 Dec. 7, 1933
Wilson, Addie BrownSept. 7, 1893 Dec. 10, 1976
Wilson, Frank OrrJuly 9, 1912 April 7, 1954TombstonePortrait
Wilson, Susan Warren Feb. 2, 1877 July 16, 1951TombstonePortrait
Williams, Carolyn DavisMay 5, 1899 Oct. 21, 1946
Williams, Estella WrenMay 17, 1894 Dec. 28, 1954
Wrenn, Alex June 1, 1838 June 14, 1924TombstonePortrait
Wrenn, Benjamin WilliamDec. 3, 1889 Jan 11, 1950
Wren, Charlotte ManningJan. 1, 1848 Jan. 21, 1940Tombstone
Wren, ClaraMay 28, 1883 March 3, 1913TombstonePortrait
Wren, Ezekiel June 3, 1880 Feb 17, 1952Tombstone
Wren, GlynnAug. 7, 1902 Aug. 24, 1987Tombstone
Wren, Grant Feb. 4, 1879 May 28, 1954Tombstone
Wren, Hamlett- -
Wren, Jack O'Neil May 26, 1894 March 4, 1918Tombstone
Wren, Lee 1890 -
Wren, Lillie- 1969
Wren, Lizzie Warren Oct. 8, 1868 July 30, 1935
Wren, Lucy MeadowsAug. 31, 1845 Oct. 20, 1935
Wren, Peter Feb. 25, 1864 Dec. 1, 1899Tombstone
Wren, Robert Dec. 1, 1867 August 4, 1943Tombstone
Wren, SophiaJan. 24, 1896 Nov. 18, 1973married Albert Hardin
Wren, WalterJune 14, 1887 Nov. 29, 1955Tombstone
Wren, William Dec. 7, 1873 Apr. 1, 1957

According to an article in Recollections of Boerne and Kendall County, Family Histories by Edith Gray, Harm and Mahalia City were ex-slaves when they moved to Boerne in 1900. They had worked for Captain Jones at Curry's Creek. Mrs. Gray says the family is not sure how they obtained the name, City, as it was supposed to be Watkins which was evidently the name of the former owner. (Perhaps one of the family adopted a name to establish a personal identity free of the chains of slavery.)The children of this couple as listed in the article are: Isabella; Harriet (Wren)(Warren); Lorena (Warren); Elvera (Washington); Lucy (Brown); Nellie (Maniard); Robin; Murray; Georgie; Richard; Sebrom


John and Ida Warren are two of Kendall County's citizens of color. They came from Mississippi and Georgia and were ex-slaves of the Hal King family. At one time they lived in Waring, Tx, then later moved to the Bickel Place about five miles from the town of Boerne. The children of John and Ida are listed in Recollections of Boerne and Kendall County, Family Histories as:Molcie; Lizzie(Wren); Sammie; Adam; Susan (Wilborn); Mary (City); Cornelius; Jimmie; Ellie; Katie (Price)


The original information was printed with permission from a survey of cemeteries made by members of Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society, published in 1983, "Gone But Not Forgotten, Vol. I"; p.95-96 /printed June 1997
Photos and driving directions submitted by Duane Peterson - August, 2008
Tombstones added by Gloria Thompson and May Herndon, who are Wren Family Descendants, on August 11, 2011; last update submitted by Cemetery Group from The First United Methodist Church, Boerne, Texas on October 8, 2013; update from research of Death Certificates done by Hal Harwell in Spring 2018. Address added August 24, 2018

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