GenealogyBank’s online Oregon newspaper archives cover from 1858 right up to today, and include more than 56.4 million news articles and records—plenty of birth records, marriage announcements, obituaries and local news stories to help with your family history research in the “Beaver State.”
Photo: Oregon coast. Credit: Wikipedia.
I grew up hearing my grandfather tell stories of Major Robert Rogers and his exploits in the French & Indian War, when he commanded the famous New Hampshire regiment “Roger’s Rangers.” According to Wikipedia, Rogers’s 1765 reference to “Oregon” was the first recorded use of that term.
Research your American ancestors’ lives from coast to coast. Find the old stories, now lost to your family, where they are still preserved—in newspapers. Discover these family stories, record them and pass them down. Make sure your ancestry is not lost to the rising generations.
Here is the complete list of the Oregon newspapers currently online in our newspaper archives, available for you to research your genealogy. Each title is an active link taking you to that Oregon newspaper’s search page, where you can search for articles about your ancestors by surname, location, dates, keywords and more.
Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our online collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available anywhere.
Here are some details about our most recent additions to our website (we actually added new content to thousands of titles, but the following is a representative sample):
A total of 85 titles from 29 states plus the District of Columbia
Titles marked with an asterisk (*) are obituaries only and are new to our archive
Those marked with a plus sign (+) are historical newspapers new to our archive
We’ve shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research
If a recent addition to our online archive interests you, simply click on that newspaper’s title: it is an active link leading to that paper’s search form.