accompanying the birth certificate of Louisa Lorenzo
am very pleased to send you a photocopy of the baptismal certificate that
exists in our files that surely is that of your mother, although there are
differences: for example, the certificate says Eloisa and not Luisa for
the name, which is a different name.
is also a note which says that your mother belonged to this Congregation,
that she professed temporal vows on November 21, 1907, and left the
congregation in 1910.
Josefina de Cistue died many years ago, having, reached the age of 99.
wish you a very happy birthday and a pleasant trip to Spain. As you will
village where your mother was born is called Lucar.
is the city where she was a nun. Almeria is the capital of the province
where she was born. Granada is our capital.
that we have pleased you, we send you our best wishes and prayers.
of the Presentation
Calle San Juan de los Reyes, 81
of Birth and Confirmation Certificate of Louisa Lorenzo
Jose Mesas Galera, the pastor-econome of the parish church of the village
of Lucar, certifies: that in folio 113 of book 18 of baptisms of the
archives in my charge is registered the following:
the village of Lucar, province and diocese of Almeria, on March 3, 1889,
Don Onsfre Meras Sanchez, pastor of the Parish of Sosmontre and in charge
parish, solemnly baptized here a girl who was given the name of Eloisa
Lucar in the Province of Almeria, of Casiano Lorenzo Egea, a laborer, and of Rafaela Encinas
native of this place, married in this parish and faithful members of it.
The paternal grandparents are Jose Lorenzo Requeno, a native of
this village, and Maria Luisa Egea Romero of this village; the maternal
grandparents are Jose Encinas Acosta, a native of this village, and Josefa
Castillo Garcia of this village. The godparents were Antonio Zrugillo
Lopez and his wife Juana Perez Berruero of this area, whom I warned about
the spiritual parenthood and obligations that were contracted; the
witnesses being D. Jose Ontioeras Galeras, sacristan, and Antonio Encinas
Castillo, acolyte, of this village.
certificate conforms to the original. Lucar, March 26, 1909.
hereby certify that in the first book of confirmations in folio 31, on
November 9, 1889 D. Santos Zarate, Bishop of this diocese, confirmed
Lorenzo Encinas, the legitimate daughter of Casiano and Rafaela, natives
March 26, 1909