Westfield Township, New York 

 

Summary

Formed 1829.1 Population in 1830 about 2,500.2 Population in 1835 about 3,000.3 Included Westfield village; settled 1800; incorporated Apr. 1833.4 Westfield branch of LDS church had about seventy-five members, 1835.5 Latter-day Saint Job Lewis hosted conferences of local branch and likely housed traveling elders.6 JS likely stayed with Lewis when traveling through township on mission to Upper Canada, Oct. 1833, and again on recruiting mission for Camp of Israel expedition, Mar. 1834.7 Center for fundraising and recruiting for Camp of Israel expedition, Mar. 1834.8