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This special section of The Olden Times features old newspaper articles from or about Connecticut and Connecticut families. 

You'll find old news articles, obituaries, birth & marriage announcements, ads and more. See the links at the top of this page to go to the Index of Names, to search this site or to take a look at the site map.

Each of these was scanned from an original issue of an old newspaper in my personal collection. They appear in the order in which they were added to this website. Be sure to check for archived stories, since I move them from this page to the Archives periodically.

Note: The Index of Names is always your best bet for finding a specific name!

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Sylvester SEYMOUR Estate, Litchfield County, 1840

Selden GLADWIN Finds Stray Horse, Higganum, 1840

Highest Prices Paid for Sheep & Lambs' Skins, Hartford, 1840   GROSS, SHEPHERD

Bridgeport Resident Frank DEAKIN Dies After Rapid Weight Gain, 1912

How to Crystallize Fruit, circa 1900

General McMANUS of Hartford Makes Annual Southern Pilgrimage to Louisiana, 1912

BENTON Home Destroyed in Fire, Guilford, 1840

Vintage Postcard: Birds-eye View of Seymour, CT, from Castle Rock, 1906

Carlie Carpenter CUMMINGS Death, Waterford, 1881


 GOODRICH - CASSIDY Marriage, 1840

One Cent Reward for Runaway Apprentice, 1840 HAYES, DUTY

Former COLTON House for Sale, Hartford, 1840

Dandelion Wine Recipe, 1915

BALDWIN Drowns in Waterbury Flooding, 1801

Capt. DUSTAN Sails the Cleopatra to NY Thrice Weekly, SANDFORD, agent, 1840

Capt. HUNTINGTON Sails the Bunker Hill to NY Thrice Weekly, Wm. SAVAGE, agent, 1840

Persian Pills Promise Sovereign Power... Buy from Henry BENTON in Hartford,  1840

Connecticut Genealogy & Local History Books & CDs
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