Berenice Florentina Santacruz Castro

1865–
Nazca, Ica, Peru

The Life of Berenice Florentina

When Berenice Florentina Santacruz Castro was born in 1865, in Nazca, Ica, Peru, her father, Manuel Remigio Santacruz, was 39 and her mother, Rosaura Castro, was 27. She married Fortunato Canales Garcia on 22 January 1902, in Nazca, Ica, Peru. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Fortunato Canales Garcia
1867–1927
Berenice Florentina Santacruz Castro
1865–
Marriage: 22 January 1902
Guadalupe Eulalia Canales Santacruz
1893–1983
Rosaura Petronila Canales Santacruz
1895–1895
Maxima Isabel Canales Santacruz
1897–
Angela Rosaura Canales Santacruz
1899–
Maria Ines Luz Canales Santacruz
1902–1902
Manuel Godofredo Canales Santacruz
1903–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 January 1902
Nazca, Ica, Peru
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (5)

1866

Age 1

Peruvian-Spanish war. Peru wins war with Spain.
1879

Age 14

Peru and Bolivia are defeated by Chile during the Pacific War in which Peru loses territory in the south to Chile.
1929

Age 64

Chile returned Tacna to Peru.

Name Meaning

Spanish (also Santacruz): habitational name from any of numerous places named with Santa Cruz ‘holy cross’, from the dedication of a local church or shrine.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Berenice Santa Cruz en el registro de Guadalupe Eulalia Canales Santa Cruz, "Perú, Lima, Registro Civil, 1874-1996"
  • Perú, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1603-1992; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:SQWF-TL4P-9?cc=1877097&wc=MP84-SPX%3A174497401%2C176078701%2C175018202%2C176135201

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