Uniontown Cemetery

Uniontown Cemetery is located in the southeast corner of Section 19 in Salem Township

Filed for Record December 14th, 1883 at 10:15 o'clock A.M.

This Indenture Witnesseth that on the Thirteenth day of February Eighteen Hundred and Sixty five, Sampson Shinn and Edith his wife of the County of Knox and State of Illinois hereby relinquishes all their right title interest and estate in and to the following described piece of land unto N. Z. Potter, Alvah Hulbert ?, and Alexander Grim, all of the County and State aforesaid and to their successors in office forever. They being Trustees to the above named premises said premises to be for the use and benefit of the inhabitants in the vicinity of Uniontown for the purpose of Burying Grounds forever and described as follows to wit:

Beginning at the South East Corner of Section Nineteen in Salem Township Nine North Range Four East in Knox County and State of Illinois. Running thence North 8.12 chs Thence S 59degW - 6.50 chs Thence S 49 1/2deg E - 7.33 chs to the place of beginning containing Two and one fourth acres of Land.

The partys of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Seven dollars & fifty cents paid to them by N. Z. Potter, Alvah Hulbert ?, and Alexander Grim have relinquished and forever quit claims to the above described premises unto the partye of the second part for the uses and purposes therein expressed, Reserving to themselves the right to join Fences at the North East & South West corners of said premises and to their heirs and assignees forever.

In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals, this Thirteenth day of February Eighteen Hundred and Sixty five.

State of Illinois } Sampson Shinn {Seal}
Knox County } Edith Shinn {Seal}

Given under my hand and seal on this Thirteenth (13) day of February A. D. 1865.

Cyrus M. Hall, J. P.

Surveyed June 30th 1864
R. Voris Co. Sur.
Knox Co. Ill
Includes one Acre beside old Cemetery
and 1/2 of the East Road

Contributed by Todd Walter in December 2001.

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