This entry may explain the name Scot in the Dowling household in 1851
Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 10 Number 2831
Date May 17 1845
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier
m. 8th inst., Parish Church, Shediac (West. Co.), by Rev. Dr. Jarvis, Joseph SCOTT / Miss Rosanna DOWLING both of Shediac.