Indiana Archives: 206 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Indiana, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online IN newspaper archives: 206 titles to help you search your family history in the “Hoosier State,” providing coverage from 1804 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Indiana newspaper archives!

Photo: Lake Michigan as seen from the sand dunes of Indiana Dunes State Park
Photo: Lake Michigan as seen from the sand dunes of Indiana Dunes State Park. Credit: 12019; 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 – Today)

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Illustration: Indiana state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Indiana newspapers in the online 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 Years of Coverage Issues Available Collection
Albion Albion New Era 10/28/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Anderson Herald Bulletin 11/13/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Anderson Witness 07/26/1876 – 07/26/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Anderson Anderson Democrat 08/27/1875 – 07/07/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
Angola Herald Republican 10/28/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Attica Fountain Ledger 11/18/1852 – 05/19/1853 26 Newspaper Archives
Auburn Star 09/23/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Aurora Journal-Press 07/06/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Aurora Republican Leader 07/15/1876 – 07/15/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
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
Bedford Bedford Gazette 06/15/1876 – 06/22/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
Beech Grove Southside Times 05/29/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomington Herald-Times 04/03/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomington Religious Times 01/20/1854 – 05/26/1854 6 Newspaper Archives
Bloomington Indiana Gazette 11/27/1824 – 01/15/1825 8 Newspaper Archives
Bluffton Bluffton News-Banner 01/04/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Boonville, Newburgh Standard 08/11/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brazil Clay County Enterprise 07/20/1876 – 07/20/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Bremen Bremen Enquirer 06/12/2008 – 12/20/2018 Recent Obituaries
Brookville Brookville Enquirer 02/05/1819 – 12/26/1820 78 Newspaper Archives
Brookville Plain Dealer 11/05/1816 – 11/12/1816 2 Newspaper Archives
Brookville Brookville American 02/19/1858 – 11/16/1860 41 Newspaper Archives
Brookville Indiana American 09/29/1865 – 12/18/1868 110 Newspaper Archives
Brookville Indiana American 10/07/1853 – 12/25/1857 207 Newspaper Archives
Butler Butler Bulletin 10/16/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Carmel Current in Carmel 03/15/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Churubusco Churubusco News 11/01/2014 – 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 2 Newspaper Archives
Covington Fountain Ledger 07/03/1851 – 10/29/1852 70 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 Truth 12/29/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Elkhart Elkhart Daily Review 08/13/1872 – 05/21/1920 13922 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Progressive Democrat 02/03/1914 – 03/31/1914 49 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Truth 02/11/1860 – 12/30/1922 6339 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Weekly Review 02/05/1859 – 12/11/1909 2887 Newspaper Archives
Elkhart Elkhart Weekly Truth 01/02/1902 – 07/21/1910 408 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Courier & Press 06/19/1991 – Current Recent Obituaries
Evansville Evansville Courier and Press 05/29/1875 – 11/30/1992 41749 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Journal 01/02/1871 – 11/14/1936 23181 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Press 01/01/1920 – 12/31/1991 25892 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Weekly Courier 10/01/1895 – 10/08/1895 2 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evening News 11/28/1892 – 12/29/1899 4 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Daily Evansville journal 04/26/1848 – 12/31/1870 5845 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Evansville Journal 08/17/1843 – 08/31/1848 175 Newspaper Archives
Evansville Tri-weekly Journal 05/15/1847 – 03/09/1848 54 Newspaper Archives
Fishers Current in Fishers 01/25/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 02/14/1992 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel 01/16/1990 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne Fort Wayne News Sentinel 06/29/1901 – 02/24/1923 1628 Newspaper Archives
Fort Wayne INFortWayne 01/08/2018 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Wayne Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly 08/14/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Frankfort Times 02/05/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Franklin Daily Journal 01/17/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Garrett Garrett Clipper 10/10/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gary Gary Crusader 12/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Geist Current in Geist New 05/17/2015 – 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
Hammond Lake County times 06/18/1906 – 12/30/1922 3914 Newspaper Archives
Huntertown Northwest News 11/18/2017 – Current Recent Obituaries
Huntington Huntington Herald-Press 05/13/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indiana Harbour Amigo del Hogar 11/22/1925 – 04/13/1930 166 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Franklin Township Informer 07/13/2011 – 05/07/2014 Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Indianapolis Business Journal 06/22/1998 – 05/12/2014 Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Indianapolis Recorder 09/10/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Southsider Voice 07/01/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Hoosier Patron 07/22/1876 – 07/22/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana Farmer 11/03/1838 – 11/03/1838 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis American Nonconformist 06/16/1892 – 04/02/1896 128 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Chapman’s Coon Skinner 06/03/1848 – 06/03/1848 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Freeman 07/21/1888 – 12/30/1916 1453 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana Democrat 08/14/1830 – 06/09/1841 285 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana State Guard 07/21/1860 – 07/20/1861 68 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana State Journal 06/24/1846 – 12/27/1899 213 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Gazette 07/12/1825 – 02/25/1830 5 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Ledger 04/13/1918 – 10/28/1922 2 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis Sentinel 07/02/1872 – 09/30/1882 3339 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis World 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Recorder 01/07/1899 – 12/29/1900 104 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Spirit of ’76 02/22/1840 – 11/28/1840 34 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis We. The People 05/27/1856 – 05/27/1856 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Central Catholic 07/22/1876 – 07/22/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Workingman’s Map 07/08/1876 – 07/08/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Whig Rifle 08/01/1844 – 08/01/1844 1 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana Minority Business Magazine 02/26/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Indianapolis Daily State sentinel 06/04/1845 – 05/31/1885 1787 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana State sentinel 07/21/1841 – 12/26/1894 1553 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indiana tribune 08/17/1900 – 03/02/1907 1904 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis journal 01/01/1887 – 06/08/1904 5685 Newspaper Archives
Indianapolis Indianapolis leader 08/30/1879 – 06/24/1882 117 Newspaper Archives
Jasper Herald 06/24/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jasper Jasper weekly courier 03/19/1858 – 06/23/1922 3228 Newspaper Archives
Jeffersonville, New Albany Evening News and Tribune 06/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Kendallville News Sun 09/23/2012 – 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 Western Granger and Home Journal 08/24/1876 – 08/24/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Lafayette Lafayette Daily Journal 09/03/1853 – 11/20/1876 2328 Newspaper Archives
Lawrenceburg Dearborn County Register 07/03/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lawrenceburg Dearborn Gazette 08/17/1818 – 08/17/1818 1 Newspaper Archives
Lawrenceburg Democratic Register 05/18/1876 – 06/22/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
Lawrenceburg Independent Press 11/22/1854 – 03/12/1856 68 Newspaper Archives
Lebanon Reporter 04/09/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Liberty Liberty Star and Union County Banner 05/28/1836 – 05/28/1836 1 Newspaper Archives
Ligonier Advance Leader 10/28/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Logansport Pharos-Tribune 11/02/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Logansport Key to Truth 08/08/1874 – 08/08/1874 1 Newspaper Archives
Logansport Colored Visitor 08/01/1879 – 08/01/1879 1 Newspaper Archives
Madison Madison Courier 05/01/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Madison Indiana Republican 10/04/1817 – 05/20/1829 2 Newspaper Archives
Madison Madison Daily Banner 03/23/1849 – 11/27/1851 159 Newspaper Archives
Madison Western Eagle 08/06/1813 – 04/08/1814 21 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
Munster IN Business Magazine 05/19/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Munster Times 03/01/1990 – Current Recent Obituaries
Nappanee Advance News 06/12/2008 – 11/08/2018 Recent Obituaries
Nashville Brown County Democrat 02/11/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Albany New Albany Daily Ledger 02/11/1854 – 09/15/1860 1815 Newspaper Archives
New Albany New-Albany Argus 09/26/1839 – 03/26/1840 11 Newspaper Archives
New Albany New-Albany Chronicle 11/11/1820 – 07/28/1821 11 Newspaper Archives
New Albany Tippecanoe Banner and Spirit of Democracy 05/06/1840 – 10/15/1840 3 Newspaper Archives
New Albany Weekly Review 04/16/1881 – 04/16/1881 1 Newspaper Archives
New Castle Courier-Times 08/02/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Harmony Disseminator 06/29/1830 – 04/30/1840 51 Newspaper Archives
New Harmony New Harmony Gazette 10/01/1825 – 11/19/1828 150 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
Pendleton Times-Post 04/20/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Peru Peru Tribune 06/19/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Peru Peru Observer 07/13/1844 – 11/02/1844 4 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Bourbon News-Mirror 07/31/2008 – 12/20/2018 Recent Obituaries
Plymouth Pilot-News 04/01/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Plymouth Marshall County Democrat 11/15/1855 – 12/01/1859 183 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Marshall County independent 10/26/1894 – 11/29/1895 55 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Marshall County independent 12/17/1897 – 12/27/1901 184 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Marshall County Republican 10/09/1856 – 12/12/1878 1064 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth banner 03/03/1853 – 05/24/1855 114 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth Democrat 09/09/1869 – 12/29/1870 69 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth pilot 04/16/1851 – 01/07/1852 32 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth Republican 12/19/1878 – 10/03/1901 53 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth tribune 10/10/1901 – 01/05/1911 482 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth weekly banner 05/31/1855 – 09/04/1856 36 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Plymouth weekly Democrat 01/26/1860 – 09/02/1869 463 Newspaper Archives
Plymouth Semi-weekly independent 12/04/1895 – 04/25/1896 42 Newspaper Archives
Portland Commercial Review 04/17/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Jay County Granger 08/13/1874 – 08/10/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
Princeton Princeton Daily Clarion 07/29/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Richmond Indiana Farmer 05/01/1857 – 05/01/1857 1 Newspaper Archives
Richmond Public Ledger 03/06/1824 – 08/18/1827 45 Newspaper Archives
Richmond Earlham Word, The: Earlham College 04/16/2008 – 10/29/2015 Recent Obituaries
Richmond Richmond Indiana palladium 01/08/1831 – 12/09/1875 1592 Newspaper Archives
Richmond Richmond palladium and sun-telegram 12/21/1877 – 12/30/1922 6174 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 72 Newspaper Archives
Salem Indiana Farmer 05/30/1823 – 11/18/1825 6 Newspaper Archives
Salem Tocsin 03/31/1818 – 07/05/1819 3 Newspaper Archives
Seymour Tribune 07/19/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Shelbyville Shelbyville News 06/02/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
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
South Bend South Bend Forum 05/26/1923 – 05/26/1923 1 Newspaper Archives
South Bend South Bend news-times 07/01/1913 – 12/30/1922 2959 Newspaper Archives
State-Wide County Indiana Lawyer 11/05/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tell City Perry County News 11/13/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Terre Haute Tribune-Star 01/09/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Terre Haute Terre Haute Express 12/25/1878 – 08/20/1879 5 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Terre Haute Express 03/22/1881 – 03/22/1881 1 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Wabash Courier 03/31/1826 – 01/01/1853 206 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Daily Wabash express 02/12/1861 – 01/27/1865 552 Newspaper Archives
Terre Haute Wabash express 07/23/1856 – 01/23/1861 131 Newspaper Archives
Vevay Indiana Register 09/16/1816 – 11/25/1817 3 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Vincennes Sun-Commercial 10/07/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Vincennes Indiana Centinel 03/14/1817 – 09/08/1821 27 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Indiana Gazette 08/07/1804 – 08/14/1805 7 Newspaper Archives
Vincennes Western Sun and General Advertiser 08/05/1820 – 11/04/1843 23 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
Winchester Randolph County journal 12/31/1857 – 12/19/1861 202 Newspaper Archives
Winchester Randolph County journal 01/01/1864 – 08/17/1865 18 Newspaper Archives
Winchester Randolph journal 09/20/1866 – 06/27/1867 25 Newspaper Archives
Winchester Randolph journal 07/11/1862 – 09/26/1862 9 Newspaper Archives
Winchester Winchester journal 10/03/1862 – 11/20/1863 43 Newspaper Archives
Winchester Winchester journal 06/09/1870 – 07/28/1870 8 Newspaper Archives
Zionsville Zionsville Times Sentinel 12/07/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Zionsville Current in Zionsville New 04/03/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries

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