Roseann Steele

Femaleabout 1780–

Brief Life History of Roseann

When Roseann Steele was born about 1780, in Holywood, County Down, Ireland, her father, Arthur Steele JR, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Greenfield, was 47. She married James Withers about 1808, in County Antrim, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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David Bolton
Roseann Steele
Marriage: about 1826
John Steele Bolton

Sources (2)

  • Rosanna in entry for Jno Withers and Margaret Mills, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Rosanne Steele in entry for John Steele Bolton, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826Dromore, County Down, Ireland
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 18

    Battle of Antrim.


    Age 18

    The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.


    Age 59

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English stel(e) ‘steel’, perhaps used for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or for a foundry worker.

    English: variant of Stile .

    Scottish: habitational name from one or more of the places called Steel(e) or Steill in Ayrshire, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from Scots steel ‘steep bank, spur of a ridge’.

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

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