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This special section of The Olden Times features old newspaper articles from or about Illinois and Illinois 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!

Illinois Genealogy & Local History Books

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Freeport Veterinary Infirmary Relocates, 1874     POTTS, CROWDER

WARNER - DIETRICH Marriage, 1874

BUNTON Estate Notice, Freeport, 1874

News from Storm Lake, Iowa, Former Freeport, IL Resident Mentioned, 1874    LEMON, SAMPSON

McCAUSLAND Estate Notice, 1874    JAGGER


ASPINWALL - SHEETZ Marriage, 1874    READ

Mrs. LEGG Latest Victim of Tornado, Mt. Vernon, 1888

John P. MILLER Manufactures Wagons, Carriages and Buggies, 1880

 Henry H. GOOD Declares Candidacy for Sheriff, 1880

John MEYER Arrested for Illegal Distilling, Chicago, 1877

KINGERY Auction at Brookville, 1878    McILNAY

Oak Grove Farmers Meet, 1888    TAYLOR, PEELER

Charles GALE Announces Candidacy, 1880

Fire Destroys Property in Latham, 1880    SENNETT, RUE, HUSTON

Santa Claus Soap, Made by N. J. FAIRBANK, Chicago, 1888

Auction of STOUFFER Property at SULLIVAN Farm by Auctioneer BEARD, Grand Detour Township, 1878

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