(765 ILCS 805/1) (from Ch. 21, par. 1)
Sec. 1. Any person or persons desiring to dedicate any lot of land, not exceeding five acres, as a burying ground or place for the interment of the dead, for the use of any society, association or neighborhood, may, by deed duly executed or recorded, convey such land to the county in which it is situated, by the corporate name of such county, specifying in such deed the society, association or neighborhood for the use of which the dedication is desired to be made, and thereby vest the title to such land, in perpetuity, for the uses stated in the deed, and such land shall be thereafter exempt from taxes for all purposes whatever.
(Source: Laws 1851, p. 111.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015