William Dawson b. c1807 in Ireland, d. after 1881. Came to NB in 1826 and settled at North Esk Boom, North Esk Parish, Northumbland County: m. 9 Apr 1857 Mrs. Sarah (White) McColm b. c1816 widow of James McColm b. c1795, d. 1854, m. 8 Oct 1833. Sarah White already had four children.
PANB: MC80/359 W.D. Hamilton’s Old North Esk: Revised, pages 116-117.
See also see Northumberland County census returns.