"Sometime before April, 1783, Captain Eleazer Dudley and Abijah Peet, both from Woodbury, Conn., settled in town, the former on or near the old school lot about where Mrs. Maria Abell now resides, and the latter farther north."
HISTORY OF RUTLAND COUNTY VERMONT, Part Two, H.P. Smith and W. S. Rann, 1886, Chpt. Town of Westhaven, [VT], page 861.
Transcribed by, J. p.s. Mrs. Maria Abell was not my ancestor.