Manuel Armijo is named in the original decree stating the names of the petitioners in 1763, but all that is known about him is that he was disqualified from the grant because he refused to give up his title to land he owned in the valley of Taos in northern New Mexico.

[1976, Swadesh, Frances Leon. "Archeology, Ethnohistory and the First Plaza of Carnuel" published in Ethnohistory 23:1 (Winter 1976), p. 35; and New Mexico Land Grant Records, Surveyor General, NMSRC Reel 27, Case 150]