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This Guy's Hilarious 'Looking for a Wife' Ad from 1865 Will Make You Want to Marry Him

1800s | August 20, 2017

Back in the 19th century, online dating wasn't a thing yet - no Tinder, no Match, no Craiglist - so people had to find other means to search for a mate. Apparently, advertising yourself in your local newspaper was the norm, and that's exactly what this 18-year-old guy did.

The 1800s were a simpler time in a lot of aspects, and thus, people had simpler wants and needs. If you had land with good yield and a suitable home, you're pretty much set for life. And this lad had the whole package, plus a 'good set of teeth.'

Check out his sweet and humorous ad below...

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