Indiana Archives: 123 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Indiana, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online IN newspaper archives: 123 titles to help you search your family history in the “Hoosier State,” providing coverage from 1804 to Today. There are more than 49.5 million articles and records in our online Indiana newspaper archives!

Photo: Indiana welcome sign on Interstate 65
Photo: Indiana welcome sign on Interstate 65. Credit: Andreas Faessler; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Indiana Newspaper Archives (1804 – 1992)

Search Indiana Recent Obituaries (1988 – Current)

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

Here is a complete list of online Indiana newspapers in the historical 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 IN newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
AndersonHerald Bulletin11/13/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtticaFountain Ledger11/18/1852 – 05/19/1853Newspaper Archives
AuroraJournal-Press07/06/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AvonHendricks County Flyer09/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BatesvilleBatesville Herald-Tribune12/24/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BatesvilleWRBI – 103.9 FM01/29/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BedfordTimes-Mail01/19/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Beech GroveSouthside Times05/29/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BloomingtonHerald-Times04/03/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BloomingtonIndiana Gazette11/27/1824 – 01/15/1825Newspaper Archives
BlufftonBluffton News-Banner01/04/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Boonville, NewburghBoonville Standard & Newburgh-Chandler Register08/11/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BremenBremen Enquirer06/12/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrookvilleBrookville Enquirer02/05/1819 – 12/26/1820Newspaper Archives
BrookvillePlain Dealer11/05/1816 – 11/12/1816Newspaper Archives
CarmelCurrent in Carmel03/15/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Columbia CityPost & Mail10/03/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusRepublic05/28/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ConnersvilleNews-Examiner03/26/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CorydonIndiana Gazette06/21/1817 – 11/29/1821Newspaper Archives
CovingtonFountain Ledger07/03/1851 – 10/29/1852Newspaper Archives
CrawfordsvilleJournal Review09/01/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CrawfordsvillePaper of Montgomery County11/26/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Crown PointCrown Point Star02/05/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CulverCulver Citizen06/12/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DecaturDecatur Daily Democrat03/11/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElkhartElkhart Daily Review08/13/1872 – 05/21/1920Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Progressive Democrat02/03/1914 – 03/31/1914Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Truth02/11/1860 – 12/30/1922Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Truth12/29/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElkhartElkhart Weekly Review02/05/1859 – 12/11/1909Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Weekly Truth01/16/1902 – 07/21/1910Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Courier & Press06/19/1991 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EvansvilleEvansville Courier and Press05/29/1875 – 11/30/1992Newspaper Archives
FishersCurrent in Fishers01/25/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort WayneFort Wayne News Sentinel06/29/1901 – 02/24/1923Newspaper Archives
Fort WayneJournal Gazette02/14/1992 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort WayneNews-Sentinel01/16/1990 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FrankfortTimes02/05/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FranklinDaily Journal01/17/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GaryGary Crusader12/03/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GoshenGoshen News10/26/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreenfieldDaily Reporter04/12/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreensburgGreensburg Daily News07/22/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HuntingtonHuntington Herald-Press05/13/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Indiana HarbourAmigo del Hogar11/22/1925 – 04/13/1930Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisAmerican Nonconformist06/16/1892 – 04/02/1896Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisFranklin Township Informer07/13/2011 – 05/07/2014Recent Obituaries
IndianapolisFreeman07/21/1888 – 12/30/1916Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Democrat08/14/1830 – 06/09/1841Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana State Journal06/24/1846 – 12/27/1899Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Business Journal06/22/1998 – 05/12/2014Recent Obituaries
IndianapolisIndianapolis Gazette07/12/1825 – 02/25/1830Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Ledger04/13/1918 – 10/28/1922Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Recorder09/10/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
IndianapolisIndianapolis Sentinel07/02/1872 – 09/30/1882Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis World01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisRecorder01/07/1899 – 12/29/1900Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisSouthsider Voice07/01/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JasperHerald06/24/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jeffersonville, New AlbanyEvening News and Tribune06/03/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KnoxLeader08/07/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KokomoKokomo Tribune04/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
La PorteLa Porte County Herald-Argus06/07/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LafayetteLafayette Daily Journal09/03/1853 – 11/20/1876Newspaper Archives
LawrenceburgDearborn County Register07/03/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LawrenceburgDearborn Gazette08/17/1818 – 08/17/1818Newspaper Archives
LebanonReporter04/09/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LogansportColored Visitor08/01/1879 – 08/01/1879Newspaper Archives
LogansportPharos-Tribune11/02/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MadisonIndiana Republican10/04/1817 – 05/20/1829Newspaper Archives
MadisonMadison Courier05/01/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MadisonMadison Daily Banner03/23/1849 – 11/27/1851Newspaper Archives
MadisonWestern Eagle08/06/1813 – 04/08/1814Newspaper Archives
MarionChronicle-Tribune03/18/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MartinsvilleReporter-Times02/02/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MerrillvillePost-Tribune09/17/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Michigan CityNews-Dispatch03/27/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MooresvilleMooresville-Decatur Times02/02/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Mt. VernonMt. Vernon Democrat12/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NappaneeAdvance News06/12/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NashvilleBrown County Democrat02/11/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New AlbanyNew Albany Daily Ledger02/11/1854 – 09/15/1860Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyNew-Albany Chronicle11/11/1820 – 07/28/1821Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyWeekly Review04/16/1881 – 04/16/1881Newspaper Archives
New CastleCourier-Times08/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New HarmonyDisseminator06/29/1830 – 04/30/1840Newspaper Archives
New HarmonyNew Harmony Gazette10/01/1825 – 11/19/1828Newspaper Archives
NoblesvilleCurrent in Noblesville01/25/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NoblesvilleTimes10/22/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Notre DameObserver, The: University of Notre Dame10/04/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PeruPeru Tribune06/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PlymouthBourbon News-Mirror07/31/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PlymouthPilot-News04/01/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandCommercial Review04/17/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PrincetonPrinceton Daily Clarion07/29/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RichmondEarlham Word, The: Earlham College04/16/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RichmondPublic Ledger03/06/1824 – 08/18/1827Newspaper Archives
Rising SunOhio County News, The – Rising Sun Recorder12/03/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RockportSpencer County Journal-Democrat04/09/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RushvilleRushville Republican04/13/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemAnnotator of News Politics and Literature01/01/1827 – 12/28/1831Newspaper Archives
SalemIndiana Farmer05/30/1823 – 11/18/1825Newspaper Archives
SalemTocsin03/31/1818 – 07/05/1819Newspaper Archives
ShelbyvilleShelbyville News06/02/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
South BendSouth Bend Forum05/26/1923 – 05/26/1923Newspaper Archives
South BendSouth Bend Tribune01/01/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
South BendSouth Bend Tribune: Web Edition Articles03/10/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
State-Wide CountyIndiana Lawyer11/05/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Tell CityPerry County News11/13/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Terre HauteTerre Haute Express12/25/1878 – 08/20/1879Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteTerre Haute Express03/22/1881 – 03/22/1881Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteTribune-Star01/09/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Terre HauteWabash Courier03/31/1826 – 01/01/1853Newspaper Archives
VevayIndiana Register09/16/1816 – 11/25/1817Newspaper Archives
VincennesIndiana Centinel03/14/1817 – 09/08/1821Newspaper Archives
VincennesIndiana Gazette08/07/1804 – 08/14/1805Newspaper Archives
VincennesVincennes Sun-Commercial10/07/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VincennesWestern Sun and General Advertiser08/05/1820 – 11/04/1843Newspaper Archives
WabashWabash Plain Dealer05/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashingtonWashington Times-Herald11/05/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestfieldCurrent in Westfield09/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ZionsvilleZionsville Times Sentinel12/07/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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