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Dudley Smith was born at Dracut, Mass., February 10, 1772. He was twice married, first, to Hannah Graham, who bore him four children, as fol. lows: Dudley, Daniel, Dinsmore, and Hannah G. He married, for his second wife, Betsey Rollins, August 13, 1822, and had born to him four more children, as follows : Daniel. Joseph E., Eliza A., and Elbridge. He was a cabinet maker by trade, and when he first came to the town he cleared land by day, and worked at his trade till eleven at night, and from four in the morning till daylight. In 1849 he moved to his house in the village, where he died at the age of eighty-three years. He was selectman four years. His son, Daniel, born April 14, 1825. married Martha A. Loveland, December 10, 1844, who has borne him three children, Daniel E., John A., and Frederick S.