Uniontown Cemetery, Salem Twp, Knox County,   

Kathy  Mills, who lives right now in Texas, typed this up and emailed it to me via the net.   Thanks so Much Kathy!!! But somehow it got lost in cyberspace. am working on putting it back together again. in the Meantime

click on the link below too & see some photos of the cemetery.

Uniontown Tombstone Photo Gallery

there are 120 tombstone photos in the cemetery I take more than one of one stone generally as you will find out. I try to be very thorough in doing this plus, I love it. takes almost 9 minutes to download over slow net connection. so be patient. the names will come up first so you'll know if you have anyone buried there. thanks. have more to put online too.


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

                This Indenture Witnessed 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 parties 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 party 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. Surp.
Knox Co. Ill
Includes one Acre beside old Cemetery
and 1/2 of the East Road



Birth Date

Death Date



Babbitt, Christie       Co. A 55 Ill. Inf.
Beal, Aaron Sep 17 1819 Jan 02 1894    
Beal, Harriet Sep 14 1820 Dec 10 1909   Wife of Aaron Beal
Boher, Lulu Maud Lindsey 1874 1910    
Brock, Martha Asenath Ann   Oct 07 1845 1 yr 11 mo 16 da  
Brock, Meredith W.       Co. F 67 Ill. Inf.
Buffum, Stephen S. Oct 22 1802 Feb 06 1871    
Combs, Mary A.   Aug 10 1846 52 yr 3 mo 23 da Wife of J. M. Combs
Coon, David       Co. F 86 Ill. Inf.
Cowman, Adolphis F.   Jun 20 1852 5 yr 3 mo 23 da Son of G. W. & E. Cowman;
sunken stone
Cowman, Amanda F.   Sep 8 1855 2 yr Dau of G. W. & E. Cowman;
sunken stone
Cowman, G. W.   Sep 11 1855 41 yr 10 mo 25 da Lying on the ground
Cowman, George A.   Apr 11 1854 11 mo 22 da Son of G. W. & E. Cowman;
sunken stone
Cowman, Nancy   Sep 11 1852 8 mo 2 da Dau of G. W. & E. Cowman;
sunken stone
Cowman, Oren L. Feb 28 1845 no death date   Son of G. W. & E. Cowman;
sunken stone





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