If you can live with the fact that this was created in Adobe Flash and features unwanted music on the home page, Thomas Tryniski maintains the Fulton New York Historical Newspaper Pages featuring what it claims to be over 15,377,000 of Old New York State Historical Newspaper Pages dating back into the 1800s.
It is fully searchable with a variety of search options. The results are pdf files hosted in frames. You can zoom in and read the old newspapers and uncover all the gossip and newsy tidbits that used to fill local newspapers. You can search for all kinds of reported information about your ancestors in the Fulton, New York, area and further. I found mention of the Primley family from Indiana, though I’m still trying to determine if they are my direct relations or just similar names.
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