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.

City Title Date Range * Collection
Anderson Herald Bulletin 11/13/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Attica Fountain Ledger 11/18/1852 – 05/19/1853 Newspaper Archives
Aurora Journal-Press 07/06/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Avon Hendricks County Flyer 09/24/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Batesville Batesville Herald-Tribune 12/24/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Batesville WRBI – 103.9 FM 01/29/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bedford Times-Mail 01/19/1996 – Current Recent Obituaries
Beech Grove Southside Times 05/29/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomington Herald-Times 04/03/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomington Indiana Gazette 11/27/1824 – 01/15/1825 Newspaper Archives
Bluffton Bluffton News-Banner 01/04/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Boonville, Newburgh Boonville Standard & Newburgh-Chandler Register 08/11/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bremen Bremen Enquirer 06/12/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brookville Brookville Enquirer 02/05/1819 – 12/26/1820 Newspaper Archives
Brookville Plain Dealer 11/05/1816 – 11/12/1816 Newspaper Archives
Carmel Current in Carmel 03/15/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Columbia City Post & Mail 10/03/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Columbus Republic 05/28/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Connersville News-Examiner 03/26/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Corydon Indiana Gazette 06/21/1817 – 11/29/1821 Newspaper Archives
Covington Fountain Ledger 07/03/1851 – 10/29/1852 Newspaper Archives
Crawfordsville Journal Review 09/01/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Crawfordsville Paper of Montgomery County 11/26/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Crown Point Crown Point Star 02/05/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Culver Culver Citizen 06/12/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Decatur Decatur Daily Democrat 03/11/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Elkhart Elkhart Daily Review 08/13/1872 – 05/21/1920 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Progressive Democrat 02/03/1914 – 03/31/1914 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Truth 02/11/1860 – 12/30/1922 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Truth 12/29/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Elkhart Elkhart Weekly Review 02/05/1859 – 12/11/1909 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Weekly Truth 01/16/1902 – 07/21/1910 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Courier & Press 06/19/1991 – Current Recent Obituaries
Evansville Evansville Courier and Press 05/29/1875 – 11/30/1992 Newspaper Archives
Fishers Current in Fishers 01/25/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne Fort Wayne News Sentinel 06/29/1901 – 02/24/1923 Newspaper Archives
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 02/14/1992 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel 01/16/1990 – Current Recent Obituaries
Frankfort Times 02/05/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Franklin Daily Journal 01/17/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gary Gary Crusader 12/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Goshen Goshen News 10/26/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Greenfield Daily Reporter 04/12/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Greensburg Greensburg Daily News 07/22/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Huntington Huntington Herald-Press 05/13/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indiana Harbour Amigo del Hogar 11/22/1925 – 04/13/1930 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis American Nonconformist 06/16/1892 – 04/02/1896 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Franklin Township Informer 07/13/2011 – 05/07/2014 Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Freeman 07/21/1888 – 12/30/1916 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana Democrat 08/14/1830 – 06/09/1841 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana State Journal 06/24/1846 – 12/27/1899 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Business Journal 06/22/1998 – 05/12/2014 Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Indianapolis Gazette 07/12/1825 – 02/25/1830 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Ledger 04/13/1918 – 10/28/1922 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Recorder 09/10/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Indianapolis Sentinel 07/02/1872 – 09/30/1882 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis World 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Recorder 01/07/1899 – 12/29/1900 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Southsider Voice 07/01/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jasper Herald 06/24/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jeffersonville, New Albany Evening News and Tribune 06/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Knox Leader 08/07/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Kokomo Kokomo Tribune 04/12/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Porte La Porte County Herald-Argus 06/07/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lafayette Lafayette Daily Journal 09/03/1853 – 11/20/1876 Newspaper Archives
Lawrenceburg Dearborn County Register 07/03/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lawrenceburg Dearborn Gazette 08/17/1818 – 08/17/1818 Newspaper Archives
Lebanon Reporter 04/09/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Logansport Colored Visitor 08/01/1879 – 08/01/1879 Newspaper Archives
Logansport Pharos-Tribune 11/02/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Madison Indiana Republican 10/04/1817 – 05/20/1829 Newspaper Archives
Madison Madison Courier 05/01/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Madison Madison Daily Banner 03/23/1849 – 11/27/1851 Newspaper Archives
Madison Western Eagle 08/06/1813 – 04/08/1814 Newspaper Archives
Marion Chronicle-Tribune 03/18/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Martinsville Reporter-Times 02/02/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Merrillville Post-Tribune 09/17/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Michigan City News-Dispatch 03/27/1997 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mooresville Mooresville-Decatur Times 02/02/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mt. Vernon Mt. Vernon Democrat 12/23/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Nappanee Advance News 06/12/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Nashville Brown County Democrat 02/11/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Albany New Albany Daily Ledger 02/11/1854 – 09/15/1860 Newspaper Archives
New Albany New-Albany Chronicle 11/11/1820 – 07/28/1821 Newspaper Archives
New Albany Weekly Review 04/16/1881 – 04/16/1881 Newspaper Archives
New Castle Courier-Times 08/02/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Harmony Disseminator 06/29/1830 – 04/30/1840 Newspaper Archives
New Harmony New Harmony Gazette 10/01/1825 – 11/19/1828 Newspaper Archives
Noblesville Current in Noblesville 01/25/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Noblesville Times 10/22/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Notre Dame Observer, The: University of Notre Dame 10/04/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Peru Peru Tribune 06/19/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Plymouth Bourbon News-Mirror 07/31/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Plymouth Pilot-News 04/01/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Commercial Review 04/17/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Princeton Princeton Daily Clarion 07/29/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Richmond Earlham Word, The: Earlham College 04/16/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Richmond Public Ledger 03/06/1824 – 08/18/1827 Newspaper Archives
Rising Sun Ohio County News, The – Rising Sun Recorder 12/03/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rockport Spencer County Journal-Democrat 04/09/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rushville Rushville Republican 04/13/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Salem Annotator of News Politics and Literature 01/01/1827 – 12/28/1831 Newspaper Archives
Salem Indiana Farmer 05/30/1823 – 11/18/1825 Newspaper Archives
Salem Tocsin 03/31/1818 – 07/05/1819 Newspaper Archives
Shelbyville Shelbyville News 06/02/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
South Bend South Bend Forum 05/26/1923 – 05/26/1923 Newspaper Archives
South Bend South Bend Tribune 01/01/1994 – Current Recent Obituaries
South Bend South Bend Tribune: Web Edition Articles 03/10/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
State-Wide County Indiana Lawyer 11/05/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tell City Perry County News 11/13/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Terre Haute Terre Haute Express 12/25/1878 – 08/20/1879 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Terre Haute Express 03/22/1881 – 03/22/1881 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Tribune-Star 01/09/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Terre Haute Wabash Courier 03/31/1826 – 01/01/1853 Newspaper Archives
Vevay Indiana Register 09/16/1816 – 11/25/1817 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Indiana Centinel 03/14/1817 – 09/08/1821 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Indiana Gazette 08/07/1804 – 08/14/1805 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Vincennes Sun-Commercial 10/07/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Vincennes Western Sun and General Advertiser 08/05/1820 – 11/04/1843 Newspaper Archives
Wabash Wabash Plain Dealer 05/19/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Washington Washington Times-Herald 11/05/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Westfield Current in Westfield 09/28/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Zionsville Zionsville Times Sentinel 12/07/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries

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