Freedom Township, New York 

 

Summary

Area settled, 1811.1 Township created, 1820.2 Population in 1835 and 1840 about 1,800.3 Included Freedom village, which had about fifteen dwellings in 1836.4 Branch of LDS church organized in township, 1834.5 Warren Cowdery appointed to preside in area.6 JS preached and recruited participants for Camp of Israel expedition, 1834.7 Members of Quorum of the Twelve preached here, 1835.8 Freedom branch had 70 members, 1835.9