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History 

  • Dane County was created 15 February 1839 from Sangamon County.
  • The county was renamed Christian County 1 February 1840.
  • For the records, please see Christian County.

References

  • Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Newton Bateman (ed); pub. Chicago, 1921
  • History of Illinois, Hon. Edward F. Dunne; pub. Chicago, 1933
  • Illinois and Her People, George W. Smith; pub. Chicago, 1927
  • Encyclopedia of Biography of Illinois, pub. Chicago, 1892