- Birth*: Somebody Dawson was born on 4 January 1863 at Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1
- She was the daughter of George Dawson and Magdalen Nicol Orkney.
- [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Sept 2009].
Mother*: Magdalen Nicol Orkney b. 15 Apr 1822, d. 19 Oct 1884