St. Vincent Hospital collection 1865-1984 1917-1984
There are 5 Entities related to this resource.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born in New York City in 1774. She married William Magee Seton, a New York merchant, in 1794. In 1797, with Isabella Graham and others, she founded a society for the relief of widows, the first charitable organization in New York City. Her husband died in 1803. In 1805 she converted to Catholicism, and in 1808 she began a girls' school in Baltimore, Maryland. In the spring of 1809 she and four others formed a community called Sisters of St. Joseph. That summer they moved...