San Lorenzo Canyon, New Mexico
Marie Garcia Shaffner is the great great Granddaughter of Anasatcio Garcia. He was the former owner of San Lorenzo Canyon. The canyon was part of a 130,138 acre land grant called the "Arroyo de San Lorenzo.” The land grant was awarded in late 1825 to Antonio Chavez. It was purchased by Anastacio Garcia, Ramon Luna and Rafael Luna in 1850 from the Antonio Chavez family. The San Lorenzo Canyon was a small part of the land grant.