I do not recognize either of those names, but I am attaching everything I have on Chavez-Van Wagner. Carl
Charles Van Wagner m. Manuella Barelas (8693)
(9770) SAMUEL SANTIAGO VAN WAGNER, b 7/25/1874 Socorro, New Mexico, d 8/12/1960 San Diego, California, m. ca1899 to (MARIA) REBECA CHAVEZ, b 6/12/1883 New Mexico, d 3/4/1971 San Diego, California, daughter of Victor Venceslao and Pueblita Chavez. In 1900c at Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico, Samuel was age 25, with wife “Maria C”, age 23, enumerated with his grandparents, Marco and Maria Barelas. This census indicated that they had been married for 1 year and had no children. In 1910c at Town of Cuba, Sandoval County, New Mexico, Samuel age 35, protestant minister, Rebecca age 26, with daughters Eunice age 2 and Ruth age 9 months. On 4/9/1911 the Albuquerque Journal reported “Rev. Sam S. Van Wagner defendant in case, alleged to have illegally secured patent to land in Socorro County belonging to another. On complaint of Juan Montoya of Carthage, New Mexico, represented by attorney Elfego Baca of this city, Rev. Sam S. Van Wagner of Cuba, N.M. was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Juan Mondragon of Precinct No. 1 at Bernalillo, Sandoval County, Friday, charged with perjury in the securing of a patent to a United States Homestead. Van Wagner waived preliminary examination and was held to the grand jury in a bond of $2000 which he was unable to furinish at last accounts, being reported still in custody at Bernalillo yesterday. The specific charge against Van Wagner is that on August 4, 1910, he appeared before Notary Public Aaron Eichwald at Cuba and swore falsely in regard to an affidavit in which he at that time by means of said affidavit was seeking to obtain a patent to land in Socorro County. – the article continues and then – Van Wagner has been for some years past, it is said, a minister at Cuba and recently came into prominence in connection with the charges of fraud in the statehood election filed before the house committee on territories.
Van Wagner stated among other things, that he did not consider his life safe in that section, or words to that effect, and made very serious charges against E.A. Miera of Sandoval County and others with equally strong statements as to fraud, illegal liquor selling and other things in the statehood ratification election”. On 9/12/1918 at age 43 he registered with the draft board, residing at Socorro, a Presbyterian Minister at Socorro, and wife Rebecca Chavez Van Wagner. In 1920c she was enumerated as “Rebeca” at Precinct 24, Socorro, New Mexico, age 36, b New Mexico, wife of S. Van Wagner, age 45, a preacher, with children Eunice, Ruth, Ester, Sam, Charles, and Priscilla. On 12/22/1922 the Alburquerque Journal reported that Sam S. Van Wagner of 214 East Cromwell Street, reported that his home had been entered during the preceeding night and a trunk belonging to Miss Victoria Chavez containing school books and clothing was stolen. In 1930c at C Street, Brawley, Imperial County, California, Samuel age 53, church minister, Rebecca age 46, with 5 children. Samuel was a Presbyterian Minister in New Mexico, Arizona, and California. He attended the Presbyterian Theological College of the Southwest at Del Norte, Colorado prior to 1900.