Laurencita Herrera Family Tree

Disclaimer: This "family tree" is a best effort on our part to determine who the potters are in this family and arrange them in a generational order. The general information available is questionable so we have tried to show each of these diagrams to living members of each family to get their input and approval, too. This diagram is subject to change should we get better info.


    Laurencita Herrera (1912-1984) & Nestor Herrera
    • Mary Frances Herrera (1935-1991)
      • Dorothy Herrera (1969-)
      • Edwin Herrera (1966-) & Mary Herrera
      • Mary Ramona Herrera (1970-)
    • Seferina Ortiz (1931-2007) & Guadalupe Ortiz
      • Joyce Ortiz Lewis (1954-)
        • Leslie Lewis
      • Mary Janice Ortiz (1956-)
        • Kimberly Walker (1978-)
      • Juanita Inez Ortiz (1960-2008)
        • Krystal Ortiz (1987-)
        • Lisa Holt (1980-) & Harlan Reano (1976-)(Santo Domingo)
      • Virgil Ortiz (1969-)
      • Leon Ortiz & Jackie Ortiz
        • Amanda Ortiz (1988-)

Some of the above info is drawn from Southern Pueblo Pottery, 2000 Artist Biographies, by Gregory Schaaf, © 2002, Center for Indigenous Arts & Studies

Other info is derived from personal contacts with family members and through interminable searches of the Internet and cross-examination of the data found.


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