Saint Elizabeth Ann (born Elizabeth Ann Bayley) (1774-1821); Am. Rom. Catholic leader: 1st native-born Am. saint: her day is Jan. 4
Ernest Thompson (born Ernest Seton Thompson) 1860-1946; U.S. naturalist, writer, & illustrator, born in England
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American religious leader. A widowed mother of five, she converted to Catholicism (1805), opened a parochial school in Maryland, and founded a religious order, the Sisters of Charity (1809). She was the first native-born American to be canonized (1975).