Berenice Florentina Santacruz Castro

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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Fortunato Canales Garcia
Berenice Florentina Santacruz Castro
Marriage: 22 January 1902
Guadalupe Eulalia Canales Santacruz
Rosaura Petronila Canales Santacruz
Maxima Isabel Canales Santacruz
Angela Rosaura Canales Santacruz
Maria Ines Luz Canales Santacruz
Manuel Godofredo Canales Santacruz

Spouse and Children

22 January 1902
Nazca, Ica, Peru


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)


Age 1

Peruvian-Spanish war. Peru wins war with Spain.

Age 14

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

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;

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