Connecticut Archives: 221 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Connecticut, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online CT newspaper archives: 221 titles to help you search your family history in the “Constitution State,” providing coverage from 1755 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Connecticut newspaper archives!

Photo: Connecticut River, Connecticut
Photo: Connecticut River, Connecticut. Credit: Carol M. Highsmith; Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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 – 2002)

Search Connecticut Recent Obituaries (1988 – Today)

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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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
Ansonia, Derby, SeymourValley Gazette12/06/2006 – 12/31/2014Recent Obituaries
Ansonia, Derby, SeymourValley Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles11/05/2012 – 08/02/2016Recent Obituaries
Bethany, Orange, WoodbridgeAmity Observer12/06/2006 – 04/05/2012Recent Obituaries
Bethany, Orange, WoodbridgeAmity Observer: Web Edition Articles11/05/2012 – 06/23/2016Recent Obituaries
BridgeportBridgeport News03/15/2007 – 04/05/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgeportBridgeport News, The: Web Edition Articles03/14/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportConnecticut Post09/18/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportConnecticut Post: Web Edition Articles11/28/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgeportFairfield County Weekly02/17/2000 – 01/27/2011Recent Obituaries
BridgeportRepublican Farmer04/25/1810 – 08/11/18761052Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Evening Farmer10/16/1876 – 12/30/19224286Newspaper Archives
BridgeportAmerican Telegraphe04/08/1795 – 06/06/1804113Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Advertiser06/05/1806 – 01/05/18098Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Gazette06/27/1810 – 01/09/18116Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Herald03/07/1805 – 01/09/18066Newspaper Archives
BridgeportBridgeport Standard02/19/1857 – 12/10/1860613Newspaper Archives
BridgeportConnecticut Courier08/03/1814 – 06/14/1826215Newspaper Archives
BridgeportConnecticut Post05/21/2001 – 06/30/2002406Newspaper Archives
BridgeportHumming Bird, or Herald of Taste04/14/1798 – 07/14/17983Newspaper Archives
BridgeportSpirit of the Times10/06/1830 – 09/26/1832103Newspaper Archives
BridgeportTri-weekly Standard01/16/1850 – 07/24/1854322Newspaper Archives
BristolBristol Press12/28/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrooklynHarrisonian01/01/1840 – 01/01/18401Newspaper Archives
BrooklynIndependent Observer12/18/1820 – 05/13/182214Newspaper Archives
CheshireCheshire Citizen11/20/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CheshireCheshire Herald10/22/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyNews-Times02/02/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyNews-Times, The: Web Edition Articles01/10/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanburyConnecticut Intelligencer01/31/1810 – 11/07/18105Newspaper Archives
DanburyDanbury Gazette08/03/1813 – 04/19/181428Newspaper Archives
DanburyFarmer’s Journal03/18/1790 – 05/27/1793153Newspaper Archives
DanburyFarmers Chronicle08/05/1793 – 09/19/179652Newspaper Archives
DanburyIndependent Whig and People’s Advocate07/03/1848 – 10/02/184813Newspaper Archives
DanburyRepublican Farmer07/02/1800 – 08/13/1920344Newspaper Archives
DanburyRepublican Journal07/01/1793 – 11/18/17939Newspaper Archives
DanburyRepublican Journal10/03/1796 – 01/06/180065Newspaper Archives
DanielsonWindham County Transcript07/02/1863 – 02/12/189036Newspaper Archives
DarienDarien Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DarienDarien News-Review10/15/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DarienDarien Times06/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DerbyDerby Journal01/07/1847 – 10/11/1855206Newspaper Archives
EastonEaston Courier12/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EastonEaston Daily Voice06/30/2010 – 06/07/2012Recent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Citizen News01/17/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Daily Voice05/03/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Sun09/18/2008 – 01/29/2015Recent Obituaries
FairfieldFairfield Gazette10/26/1786 – 09/23/178927Newspaper Archives
FairfieldFairfield Citizen News: Web Edition Articles01/01/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Falls VillageHousatonic Republican01/10/1857 – 08/16/1862147Newspaper Archives
GlastonburyRivereast News Bulletin09/04/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Citizen11/08/2002 – 04/17/2013Recent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Daily Voice06/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Post10/02/2003 – 12/24/2014Recent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Time08/08/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenwichGreenwich Time: Web Edition Articles01/22/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HamdenHamden Journal12/07/2006 – 03/05/2008Recent Obituaries
HartfordCommercial Record01/25/2008 – 08/21/2013Recent Obituaries
HartfordHartford Advocate11/07/2002 – 02/17/2011Recent Obituaries
HartfordHartford Courant07/09/1991 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HartfordHartford News04/04/2007 – 04/04/2007Recent Obituaries
HartfordAmerican Protector03/24/1841 – 03/24/18411Newspaper Archives
HartfordAmerican Mercury07/12/1784 – 06/25/18332544Newspaper Archives
HartfordAnti-Masonic Intelligencer03/10/1829 – 12/30/183462Newspaper Archives
HartfordCatholic Press07/11/1829 – 12/20/1832124Newspaper Archives
HartfordChristian Freeman10/05/1843 – 07/17/184515Newspaper Archives
HartfordChristian Secretary02/02/1822 – 10/12/1876427Newspaper Archives
HartfordCongregational Observer08/14/1841 – 08/14/18411Newspaper Archives
HartfordCongregationalist01/04/1836 – 03/06/184134Newspaper Archives
HartfordConn. Bank Note List and City of Hartford Monthly Advertiser01/01/1856 – 01/01/18561Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Catholic08/19/1876 – 10/07/18762Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Courant10/29/1764 – 12/28/18765625Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Mirror07/10/1809 – 12/15/18321219Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Observer01/04/1825 – 06/27/1840739Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Observer05/28/1842 – 05/28/18421Newspaper Archives
HartfordConnecticut Western Railroad08/16/1869 – 08/16/18691Newspaper Archives
HartfordFreeman’s Chronicle09/01/1783 – 07/08/178425Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Daily Courant02/03/1840 – 10/25/19144044Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Gazette01/13/1794 – 03/19/1795112Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Times02/06/1832 – 12/09/183313Newspaper Archives
HartfordHartford Times08/10/1858 – 08/16/18642Newspaper Archives
HartfordIndependent Press07/01/1833 – 09/22/183458Newspaper Archives
HartfordPatriot and Democrat03/07/1835 – 12/30/1837148Newspaper Archives
HartfordReligious Herald01/31/1844 – 08/17/18769Newspaper Archives
HartfordReligious Inquirer11/10/1821 – 11/07/1835414Newspaper Archives
HartfordSober Second Thought12/13/1841 – 12/13/18411Newspaper Archives
HartfordThistle09/09/1840 – 10/26/18402Newspaper Archives
HartfordTimes01/01/1817 – 09/02/18761285Newspaper Archives
HartfordTimes and Weekly Advertiser01/12/1829 – 12/28/182945Newspaper Archives
KensingtonBerlin Citizen06/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KillinglyWindham County Telegraph03/08/1848 – 05/06/185813Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Gazette03/16/1808 – 05/17/180962Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Journal04/08/1818 – 10/20/181828Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Monitor12/21/1784 – 07/01/18071031Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican05/19/1819 – 07/31/1822141Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican06/26/1847 – 06/13/1856376Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldLitchfield Republican09/24/1846 – 12/17/18468Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldSun04/25/1835 – 04/13/183914Newspaper Archives
LitchfieldWitness08/14/1805 – 06/24/180793Newspaper Archives
ManchesterJournal Inquirer03/08/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MeridenNorth Haven Citizen03/18/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MeridenRecord-Journal12/08/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddlefieldTown Times06/30/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddletownCastigator09/18/1840 – 10/23/18402Newspaper Archives
MiddletownConnecticut Spectator04/20/1814 – 04/10/1816103Newspaper Archives
MiddletownConstitution12/29/1841 – 12/30/18791741Newspaper Archives
MiddletownDaily Constitution07/10/1872 – 08/05/18761217Newspaper Archives
MiddletownMiddlesex Gazette11/08/1785 – 01/23/18342381Newspaper Archives
MiddletownSentinel & Witness01/01/1823 – 08/07/1833486Newspaper Archives
MiddletownMiddletown Press New10/09/2017 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddletownMiddletown Press, The: Web Edition Articles New11/11/2017 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MilfordMilford Mirror07/12/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MonroeMonroe Courier03/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MysticMystic River Press01/11/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MysticMystic Pioneer03/12/1859 – 03/02/1867260Newspaper Archives
New BritainHerald12/01/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Advertiser08/08/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan News-Review11/05/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Herald12/23/1876 – 12/23/18761Newspaper Archives
New CanaanNew Canaan Messenger01/02/1904 – 09/17/1915454Newspaper Archives
New CanaanNew Canaanite02/06/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New CanaanNew Canaan Gazette08/02/1932 – 07/31/1934105Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Advocate11/05/1998 – 12/22/2011Recent Obituaries
New HavenNew Haven Register01/03/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New HavenBlack Coalition Weekly03/06/1972 – 09/14/197213Newspaper Archives
New HavenColumbian Register01/05/1813 – 12/30/18761958Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Gazette09/20/1755 – 01/12/176771Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Herald11/01/1803 – 03/30/18891484Newspaper Archives
New HavenConnecticut Journal10/23/1767 – 02/24/18353076Newspaper Archives
New HavenDaily Herald03/12/1836 – 06/29/1846744Newspaper Archives
New HavenFederal Gazetteer02/22/1791 – 04/05/17974Newspaper Archives
New HavenHerald of Universal Salvation02/20/1833 – 04/15/183426Newspaper Archives
New HavenMessenger01/16/1800 – 08/09/180285Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Palladium07/19/1861 – 12/31/1863297Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew Haven Register10/23/1878 – 12/31/19006867Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Chronicle04/25/1786 – 09/11/178766Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette05/13/1784 – 02/09/178692Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette01/05/1791 – 06/29/179124Newspaper Archives
New HavenNew-Haven Gazette, and Connecticut Magazine02/15/1786 – 06/18/1789170Newspaper Archives
New HavenReligious Intelligencer and New Haven Journal12/10/1836 – 12/10/18361Newspaper Archives
New HavenSun of Liberty08/26/1801 – 12/03/18016Newspaper Archives
New HavenVisitor10/30/1802 – 11/08/180497Newspaper Archives
New HavenMorning Journal and Courier01/01/1880 – 12/31/19088627Newspaper Archives
New HavenShoreline Times New10/06/2017 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New HavenNew Haven Register, The: Web Edition Articles New12/11/2017 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New LondonDay, The: Archive07/24/2003 – 12/29/2006Recent Obituaries
New LondonBee06/14/1797 – 06/23/1802232Newspaper Archives
New LondonConnecticut Gazette11/18/1763 – 05/29/18443905Newspaper Archives
New LondonMorning News11/08/1844 – 04/25/18481062Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Daily Chronicle04/26/1848 – 12/31/18643208Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Daily Star01/05/1857 – 09/24/1866146Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Democrat03/21/1845 – 04/12/1873639Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew London Weekly Chronicle05/03/1848 – 02/25/1869883Newspaper Archives
New LondonNew-London Summary09/29/1758 – 09/23/1763132Newspaper Archives
New LondonOur Own Organ03/19/1856 – 07/06/18614Newspaper Archives
New LondonPeople’s Advocate08/26/1840 – 04/26/1848400Newspaper Archives
New LondonRepublican Advocate01/02/1822 – 12/10/182894Newspaper Archives
New LondonTrue Republican07/01/1807 – 02/24/180828Newspaper Archives
New LondonWeekly Oracle10/22/1796 – 12/30/1799152Newspaper Archives
New MilfordNew Milford Spectrum10/10/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New MilfordLitchfield County Times, The: Web Edition Articles01/10/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewtownNewtown Bee01/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwalkHour07/03/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwalkNorwalk Citizen News12/13/2002 – 11/11/2013Recent Obituaries
NorwalkNorwalk Daily Voice04/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwalkIndependent Republican06/17/1802 – 04/06/180320Newspaper Archives
NorwichBulletin01/28/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorwichCanal of Intelligence02/21/1827 – 10/28/182938Newspaper Archives
NorwichConnecticut Centinel02/16/1802 – 10/13/1807213Newspaper Archives
NorwichExaminer08/20/1853 – 11/16/185532Newspaper Archives
NorwichFree Soil Pioneer08/19/1848 – 08/19/18481Newspaper Archives
NorwichNative American03/04/1812 – 06/23/181354Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Aurora05/15/1839 – 09/29/1876631Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Courier11/30/1796 – 08/16/18762560Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Evening Courier07/11/1846 – 01/18/1853187Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Morning Bulletin10/16/1860 – 12/30/19224528Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Packet11/11/1773 – 02/09/18021398Newspaper Archives
NorwichNorwich Republican10/01/1828 – 04/15/1835239Newspaper Archives
NorwichReligious Messenger06/11/1831 – 09/08/183266Newspaper Archives
NorwichTrue Republican06/20/1804 – 11/05/1806115Newspaper Archives
NorwichWeekly Register11/29/1791 – 08/19/1795186Newspaper Archives
NorwichYankee Whig03/06/1844 – 03/06/18441Newspaper Archives
OxfordOxford Gazette03/06/2008 – 06/25/2008Recent Obituaries
ReddingRedding Pilot01/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgefieldRidgefield Press06/12/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SharonRural Gazette06/09/1800 – 07/13/180119Newspaper Archives
SheltonShelton Extra03/06/2008 – 03/17/2011Recent Obituaries
SheltonShelton Herald12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SouthburyVoices08/02/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SouthingtonPlainville Citizen08/27/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SouthingtonSouthington Citizen05/14/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordStamford Advocate01/17/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordStamford Advocate, The: Web Edition Articles12/01/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordStamford Daily Voice06/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StamfordDaily Advocate01/02/1930 – 12/31/19403312Newspaper Archives
StamfordStamford Advocate04/05/1829 – 08/18/19042988Newspaper Archives
StoningtonAmerica’s Friend07/29/1807 – 09/28/180810Newspaper Archives
StoningtonImpartial Journal10/08/1799 – 03/06/1804121Newspaper Archives
StoningtonJournal of the Times10/10/1798 – 09/17/179947Newspaper Archives
StoningtonYankee02/16/1825 – 06/22/182511Newspaper Archives
Stonington-PortPatriot07/24/1801 – 02/11/180352Newspaper Archives
StratfordStratford Star12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SuffieldImpartial Herald06/14/1797 – 06/11/1799105Newspaper Archives
TorringtonRegister Citizen10/25/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrumbullTrumbull Times12/06/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaterburyRepublican-American06/25/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaterburyWaterbury Journal01/26/1858 – 01/26/18581Newspaper Archives
WatertownTown Times08/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestonWeston Forum06/05/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Weston-EastonWeston-Easton Daily Voice05/28/2010 – 10/30/2015Recent Obituaries
WestportWestport Daily Voice05/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestportWestport News09/18/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestportWestport News: Web Edition Articles01/04/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillimanticWillimantic Journal10/05/1865 – 12/13/186649Newspaper Archives
WiltonWilton Bulletin05/22/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WiltonWilton Daily Voice05/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WiltonWilton Villager09/02/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WindhamAdvertiser05/07/1818 – 03/11/181927Newspaper Archives
WindhamPolitical Visitant05/15/1820 – 05/15/18201Newspaper Archives
WindhamRegister03/13/1817 – 01/01/18185Newspaper Archives
WindhamWindham Herald03/12/1791 – 12/31/1812948Newspaper Archives

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