Township
Perrysburg Township
County
Cattaraugus County
State/Province
New York
Country
United States of America

Perrysburg Township, New York

Summary

Also spelled Perrysburgh.1 Located in northwestern New York state, about six miles southeast of Lake Erie.2 Created 1814; first known as Perry Township.3 Name changed to Perrysburg, 1818.4 Population in 1830 about 2,400.5 Branch of LDS church organized in township, 1833; branch became part of newly created Dayton Township, Feb. 1835.6 JS dictated revelation at home of Freeman Nickerson in township, Oct. 1833.7 JS stayed with Vincent Knight family in Perrysburg, 22 Mar. 1834.8

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