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.
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’.