Connecticut Archives: 212 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Connecticut, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online CT newspaper archives: 212 titles to help you search your family history in the “Constitution State,” providing coverage from 1755 to Today. There are more than 25.9 million articles and records in our online Connecticut newspaper archives!

Photo: Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut
Photo: Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut. Credit: Ragesoss; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Connecticut in these newspapers. Our CT newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Connecticut Newspaper Archives (1755 – 2004)

Search Connecticut Recent Obituaries (1988 – Current)

Illustration: Connecticut state flag
Illustration: Connecticut state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Connecticut newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The CT newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
Ansonia, Derby, SeymourValley Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles11/05/2012 – 08/02/2016Recent Obituaries
Ansonia, Derby, SeymourValley Gazette12/06/2006 – 12/31/2014Recent Obituaries
Bethany, Orange, WoodbridgeAmity Observer: Web Edition Articles11/05/2012 – 06/23/2016Recent Obituaries
Bethany, Orange, WoodbridgeAmity Observer12/06/2006 – 04/05/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgeportTri-weekly Standard01/16/1850 – 07/24/1854Newspaper Archives
BridgeportSpirit of the Times10/06/1830 – 09/26/1832Newspaper Archives
BridgeportRepublican Farmer04/25/1810 – 08/11/1876Newspaper Archives
BridgeportHumming Bird, or Herald of Taste04/14/1798 – 07/14/1798Newspaper Archives
BridgeportFairfield County Weekly02/17/2000 – 01/27/2011Recent Obituaries
BridgeportConnecticut Post: Web Edition Articles11/28/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportConnecticut Post05/21/2001 – 06/30/2002Newspaper Archives
BridgeportConnecticut Post09/18/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportConnecticut Courier08/03/1814 – 06/14/1826Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Standard02/19/1857 – 12/10/1860Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport News, The: Web Edition Articles03/14/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportBridgeport News03/15/2007 – 04/05/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgeportBridgeport Herald03/07/1805 – 01/09/1806Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Gazette06/27/1810 – 01/09/1811Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Evening Farmer10/16/1876 – 10/16/1876Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Advertiser06/05/1806 – 01/05/1809Newspaper Archives
BridgeportAmerican Telegraphe04/08/1795 – 06/06/1804Newspaper Archives
BristolBristol Press12/28/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrooklynIndependent Observer12/18/1820 – 05/13/1822Newspaper Archives
BrooklynHarrisonian01/01/1840 – 01/01/1840Newspaper Archives
CheshireCheshire Herald10/22/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CheshireCheshire Citizen11/20/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyRepublican Journal10/03/1796 – 01/06/1800Newspaper Archives
DanburyRepublican Journal07/01/1793 – 11/18/1793Newspaper Archives
DanburyRepublican Farmer07/02/1800 – 09/06/1809Newspaper Archives
DanburyNews-Times, The: Web Edition Articles01/10/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyNews-Times02/02/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyIndependent Whig and People’s Advocate07/03/1848 – 10/02/1848Newspaper Archives
DanburyFarmers Chronicle08/05/1793 – 09/19/1796Newspaper Archives
DanburyFarmer’s Journal03/18/1790 – 05/27/1793Newspaper Archives
DanburyDay05/19/1812 – 12/15/1812Newspaper Archives
DanburyDanbury Gazette08/03/1813 – 04/19/1814Newspaper Archives
DanburyConnecticut Intelligencer01/31/1810 – 11/07/1810Newspaper Archives
DanielsonWindham County Transcript07/02/1863 – 02/12/1890Newspaper Archives
DarienDarien Times06/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DarienDarien News-Review10/15/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DarienDarien Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DerbyDerby Journal01/07/1847 – 10/11/1855Newspaper Archives
EastonEaston Daily Voice06/30/2010 – 06/07/2012Recent Obituaries
EastonEaston Courier12/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Sun09/18/2008 – 01/29/2015Recent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Gazette10/26/1786 – 09/23/1789Newspaper Archives
FairfieldFairfield Daily Voice05/03/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Citizen News01/17/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Falls VillageHousatonic Republican01/10/1857 – 08/16/1862Newspaper Archives
GlastonburyRivereast News Bulletin09/04/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Time: Web Edition Articles01/22/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Time08/08/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Post10/02/2003 – 12/24/2014Recent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Daily Voice06/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Citizen11/08/2002 – 04/17/2013Recent Obituaries
HamdenHamden Journal12/07/2006 – 03/05/2008Recent Obituaries
HartfordTimes and Weekly Advertiser01/12/1829 – 12/28/1829Newspaper Archives
HartfordTimes01/01/1817 – 09/02/1876Newspaper Archives
HartfordThistle09/09/1840 – 10/26/1840Newspaper Archives
HartfordSober Second Thought12/13/1841 – 12/13/1841Newspaper Archives
HartfordReligious Inquirer11/10/1821 – 11/07/1835Newspaper Archives
HartfordReligious Herald01/31/1844 – 08/17/1876Newspaper Archives
HartfordPatriot and Democrat03/07/1835 – 12/30/1837Newspaper Archives
HartfordIndependent Press07/01/1833 – 09/22/1834Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Times08/10/1858 – 08/16/1864Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Times02/06/1832 – 12/09/1833Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford News04/04/2007 – 04/04/2007Recent Obituaries
HartfordHartford Gazette01/13/1794 – 03/19/1795Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Daily Courant02/03/1840 – 10/25/1914Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Courant07/09/1991 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HartfordHartford Advocate11/07/2002 – 02/17/2011Recent Obituaries
HartfordFreeman’s Chronicle09/01/1783 – 07/08/1784Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Western Railroad08/16/1869 – 08/16/1869Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Observer05/28/1842 – 05/28/1842Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Observer01/04/1825 – 06/27/1840Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Mirror07/10/1809 – 12/15/1832Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Courant10/29/1764 – 12/28/1876Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Catholic08/19/1876 – 10/07/1876Newspaper Archives
HartfordConn. Bank Note List and City of Hartford Monthly Advertiser01/01/1856 – 01/01/1856Newspaper Archives
HartfordCongregationalist01/04/1836 – 03/06/1841Newspaper Archives
HartfordCongregational Observer08/14/1841 – 08/14/1841Newspaper Archives
HartfordCommercial Record01/25/2008 – 08/21/2013Recent Obituaries
HartfordChristian Secretary02/02/1822 – 09/19/1835Newspaper Archives
HartfordChristian Freeman10/05/1843 – 07/17/1845Newspaper Archives
HartfordCatholic Press07/11/1829 – 12/20/1832Newspaper Archives
HartfordAnti-Masonic Intelligencer03/10/1829 – 12/30/1834Newspaper Archives
HartfordAmerican Protector03/24/1841 – 03/24/1841Newspaper Archives
HartfordAmerican Mercury07/12/1784 – 06/25/1833Newspaper Archives
KensingtonBerlin Citizen06/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KillinglyWindham County Telegraph03/08/1848 – 05/06/1858Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldWitness08/14/1805 – 06/24/1807Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldSun04/25/1835 – 04/13/1839Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican09/24/1846 – 12/17/1846Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican06/26/1847 – 06/13/1856Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican05/19/1819 – 07/31/1822Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Monitor12/21/1784 – 07/01/1807Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Journal04/08/1818 – 10/20/1818Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Gazette03/16/1808 – 05/17/1809Newspaper Archives
ManchesterJournal Inquirer03/08/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MeridenRecord-Journal12/08/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MeridenNorth Haven Citizen03/18/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddlefieldTown Times06/30/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddletownSentinel & Witness01/01/1823 – 08/07/1833Newspaper Archives
MiddletownMiddlesex Gazette11/08/1785 – 01/23/1834Newspaper Archives
MiddletownDaily Constitution07/10/1872 – 08/05/1876Newspaper Archives
MiddletownConstitution12/29/1841 – 12/30/1879Newspaper Archives
MiddletownConnecticut Spectator04/20/1814 – 04/10/1816Newspaper Archives
MiddletownCastigator09/18/1840 – 10/23/1840Newspaper Archives
MilfordMilford Mirror07/12/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MonroeMonroe Courier03/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MysticMystic River Press01/11/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MysticMystic Pioneer03/12/1859 – 03/02/1867Newspaper Archives
New BritainHerald12/01/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan News-Review11/05/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Messenger01/02/1904 – 09/17/1915Newspaper Archives
New CanaanNew Canaan Herald12/23/1876 – 12/23/1876Newspaper Archives
New CanaanNew Canaan Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Advertiser08/08/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New HavenVisitor10/30/1802 – 11/08/1804Newspaper Archives
New HavenSun of Liberty08/26/1801 – 12/03/1801Newspaper Archives
New HavenReligious Intelligencer and New Haven Journal12/10/1836 – 12/10/1836Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette, and Connecticut Magazine02/15/1786 – 06/18/1789Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette01/05/1791 – 06/29/1791Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette05/13/1784 – 02/09/1786Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Chronicle04/25/1786 – 09/11/1787Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Register10/23/1878 – 12/31/1900Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Register01/03/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New HavenNew Haven Palladium07/19/1861 – 12/31/1863Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Advocate11/05/1998 – 12/22/2011Recent Obituaries
New HavenMessenger01/16/1800 – 08/09/1802Newspaper Archives
New HavenHerald of Universal Salvation02/20/1833 – 04/15/1834Newspaper Archives
New HavenFederal Gazetteer02/22/1791 – 04/05/1797Newspaper Archives
New HavenDaily Herald03/12/1836 – 06/29/1846Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Journal10/23/1767 – 02/24/1835Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Herald11/01/1803 – 03/30/1889Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Gazette09/20/1755 – 01/12/1767Newspaper Archives
New HavenColumbian Register01/05/1813 – 12/30/1876Newspaper Archives
New HavenBlack Coalition Weekly03/06/1972 – 09/14/1972Newspaper Archives
New LondonWeekly Oracle10/22/1796 – 12/30/1799Newspaper Archives
New LondonTrue Republican07/01/1807 – 02/24/1808Newspaper Archives
New LondonRepublican Advocate01/02/1822 – 12/10/1828Newspaper Archives
New LondonPeople’s Advocate08/26/1840 – 04/26/1848Newspaper Archives
New LondonOur Own Organ03/19/1856 – 07/06/1861Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew-London Summary09/29/1758 – 09/23/1763Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Weekly Chronicle05/03/1848 – 02/25/1869Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Democrat03/21/1845 – 04/12/1873Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Daily Star01/05/1857 – 09/24/1866Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Daily Chronicle04/26/1848 – 12/31/1864Newspaper Archives
New LondonMorning News11/08/1844 – 04/25/1848Newspaper Archives
New LondonDay, The: Archive07/24/2003 – 12/29/2006Recent Obituaries
New LondonConnecticut Gazette11/18/1763 – 05/29/1844Newspaper Archives
New LondonBee06/14/1797 – 06/23/1802Newspaper Archives
New MilfordNew Milford Spectrum10/10/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewtownNewtown Bee01/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwalkNorwalk Daily Voice04/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwalkNorwalk Citizen News12/13/2002 – 11/11/2013Recent Obituaries
NorwalkIndependent Republican06/17/1802 – 04/06/1803Newspaper Archives
NorwalkHour07/03/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwichYankee Whig03/06/1844 – 03/06/1844Newspaper Archives
NorwichWeekly Register11/29/1791 – 08/19/1795Newspaper Archives
NorwichTrue Republican06/20/1804 – 11/05/1806Newspaper Archives
NorwichReligious Messenger06/11/1831 – 09/08/1832Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Republican10/01/1828 – 04/15/1835Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Packet11/11/1773 – 02/09/1802Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Morning Bulletin10/16/1860 – 08/13/1887Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Evening Courier07/11/1846 – 01/18/1853Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Courier11/30/1796 – 08/16/1876Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Aurora05/15/1839 – 09/29/1876Newspaper Archives
NorwichNative American03/04/1812 – 06/23/1813Newspaper Archives
NorwichFree Soil Pioneer08/19/1848 – 08/19/1848Newspaper Archives
NorwichExaminer08/20/1853 – 11/16/1855Newspaper Archives
NorwichConnecticut Centinel02/16/1802 – 10/13/1807Newspaper Archives
NorwichCanal of Intelligence02/21/1827 – 10/28/1829Newspaper Archives
NorwichBulletin01/28/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OxfordOxford Gazette03/06/2008 – 06/25/2008Recent Obituaries
ReddingRedding Pilot01/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgefieldRidgefield Press06/12/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SharonRural Gazette06/09/1800 – 07/13/1801Newspaper Archives
SheltonShelton Herald12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SheltonShelton Extra03/06/2008 – 03/17/2011Recent Obituaries
SouthburyVoices08/02/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SouthingtonSouthington Citizen05/14/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SouthingtonPlainville Citizen08/27/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordStamford Daily Voice06/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordStamford Advocate04/05/1829 – 08/18/1904Newspaper Archives
StamfordDaily Advocate05/01/1979 – 12/31/2004Newspaper Archives
StamfordAdvocate, The: Web Edition Articles12/01/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordAdvocate01/17/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StoningtonYankee02/16/1825 – 06/22/1825Newspaper Archives
StoningtonJournal of the Times10/10/1798 – 09/17/1799Newspaper Archives
StoningtonImpartial Journal10/08/1799 – 03/06/1804Newspaper Archives
StoningtonAmerica’s Friend07/29/1807 – 09/28/1808Newspaper Archives
Stonington-PortPatriot07/24/1801 – 02/11/1803Newspaper Archives
StratfordStratford Star12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SuffieldImpartial Herald06/14/1797 – 06/11/1799Newspaper Archives
TorringtonRegister Citizen10/25/2007 – 08/02/2009Recent Obituaries
TrumbullTrumbull Times12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaterburyWaterbury Journal01/26/1858 – 01/26/1858Newspaper Archives
WaterburyRepublican-American06/25/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WatertownTown Times08/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestonWeston Forum12/17/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Weston-EastonWeston-Easton Daily Voice05/28/2010 – 10/30/2015Recent Obituaries
WestportWestport News09/18/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestportWestport Daily Voice05/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillimanticWillimantic Journal10/05/1865 – 12/13/1866Newspaper Archives
WiltonWilton Villager09/02/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WiltonWilton Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WiltonWilton Bulletin05/22/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WindhamWindham Herald03/12/1791 – 12/31/1812Newspaper Archives
WindhamRegister03/13/1817 – 01/01/1818Newspaper Archives
WindhamPolitical Visitant05/15/1820 – 05/15/1820Newspaper Archives
WindhamAdvertiser05/07/1818 – 03/11/1819Newspaper Archives
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