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