Indiana Archives: 237 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Indiana, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online IN newspaper archives: 237 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 viewed from Indiana Dunes State Park, Indiana
Photo: Lake Michigan viewed from Indiana Dunes State Park, Indiana. Credit: user:12019; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from Indiana in these newspapers. Our IN newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search Indiana Newspaper Archives (1804 – 1992)

Search Indiana Obituaries (1848 – Today)

Illustration: Indiana state flag
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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AlbionAlbion New Era10/28/2012 – CurrentObituaries
AndersonHerald Bulletin11/13/2007 – CurrentObituaries
AndersonWitness07/26/1876 – 07/26/18761Newspaper Archives
AndersonAnderson Democrat08/27/1875 – 07/07/18762Newspaper Archives
AngolaHerald Republican10/28/2012 – CurrentObituaries
AtticaFountain Ledger11/18/1852 – 05/19/185326Newspaper Archives
AuburnStar09/23/2012 – CurrentObituaries
AuroraJournal-Press07/06/2009 – CurrentObituaries
AuroraRepublican Leader07/15/1876 – 07/15/18761Newspaper Archives
AvonHendricks County Flyer09/24/2008 – 05/15/2019Obituaries
BatesvilleBatesville Herald-Tribune12/24/2007 – CurrentObituaries
BatesvilleWRBI – 103.9 FM01/29/2010 – CurrentObituaries
BedfordTimes-Mail01/19/1996 – CurrentObituaries
BedfordBedford Gazette06/15/1876 – 06/22/18762Newspaper Archives
Beech GroveSouthside Times05/29/2008 – CurrentObituaries
BloomingtonHerald-Times04/03/1988 – CurrentObituaries
BloomingtonReligious Times01/20/1854 – 05/26/18546Newspaper Archives
BloomingtonIndiana Gazette11/27/1824 – 01/15/18258Newspaper Archives
BlufftonBluffton News-Banner01/04/2010 – CurrentObituaries
Boonville, NewburghStandard08/11/1999 – CurrentObituaries
Bourbon, Bremen, NappaneeHeartland News01/03/2019 – CurrentObituaries
BrazilClay County Enterprise07/20/1876 – 07/20/18761Newspaper Archives
BremenBremen Enquirer06/12/2008 – 12/20/2018Obituaries
BrookvilleBrookville Enquirer02/05/1819 – 12/26/182078Newspaper Archives
BrookvillePlain Dealer11/05/1816 – 11/12/18162Newspaper Archives
BrookvilleBrookville American02/19/1858 – 11/16/186041Newspaper Archives
BrookvilleIndiana American09/29/1865 – 12/18/1868110Newspaper Archives
BrookvilleIndiana American10/07/1853 – 12/25/1857207Newspaper Archives
BrookvilleLeucht Thurm06/29/1876 – 06/29/18761Newspaper Archives
ButlerButler Bulletin10/16/2012 – CurrentObituaries
CarmelCurrent in Carmel03/15/2011 – CurrentObituaries
ChurubuscoChurubusco News11/01/2014 – CurrentObituaries
Columbia CityPost & Mail10/03/2009 – CurrentObituaries
ColumbusRepublic05/28/2014 – CurrentObituaries
ConnersvilleNews-Examiner03/26/2007 – CurrentObituaries
CorydonIndiana Gazette06/21/1817 – 11/29/18212Newspaper Archives
CovingtonFountain Ledger07/03/1851 – 10/29/185270Newspaper Archives
CrawfordsvilleJournal Review09/01/2009 – CurrentObituaries
CrawfordsvillePaper of Montgomery County11/26/2004 – CurrentObituaries
Crown PointCrown Point Star02/05/2015 – CurrentObituaries
CulverCulver Citizen06/12/2008 – CurrentObituaries
DecaturDecatur Daily Democrat03/11/2008 – CurrentObituaries
ElkhartElkhart Truth12/29/2007 – CurrentObituaries
ElkhartElkhart Daily Review08/13/1872 – 05/21/192013922Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Progressive Democrat02/03/1914 – 03/31/191449Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Truth02/11/1860 – 12/30/19226339Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Weekly Review02/05/1859 – 12/11/19092887Newspaper Archives
ElkhartElkhart Weekly Truth01/02/1902 – 07/21/1910408Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Courier & Press06/19/1991 – CurrentObituaries
EvansvilleEvansville Courier and Press05/29/1875 – 11/30/199241749Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Journal07/25/1848 – 11/14/193624125Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Press01/01/1920 – 12/31/199125892Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Weekly Courier10/01/1895 – 10/08/18952Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvening News11/28/1892 – 12/29/18994Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleDaily Evansville journal04/26/1848 – 12/31/18705845Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Journal08/17/1843 – 08/31/1848175Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleTri-weekly Journal05/15/1847 – 03/09/184854Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleEvansville Courier & Press: Web Edition Articles09/01/2014 – CurrentObituaries
EvansvilleTaglicher Evansville Demokrat07/02/1876 – 10/03/18763Newspaper Archives
EvansvilleWochentliche Evansville Union09/06/1876 – 09/06/18761Newspaper Archives
FishersCurrent in Fishers01/25/2011 – CurrentObituaries
Fort WayneJournal Gazette02/14/1992 – CurrentObituaries
Fort WayneNews-Sentinel01/16/1990 – CurrentObituaries
Fort WayneFort Wayne News Sentinel06/29/1901 – 02/24/19231628Newspaper Archives
Fort WayneINFortWayne01/08/2018 – CurrentObituaries
Fort WayneGreater Fort Wayne Business Weekly08/14/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Fort WayneIndiana Volksfreund11/03/1876 – 11/03/18761Newspaper Archives
Fort WayneJournal Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles11/03/2015 – CurrentObituaries
FrankfortTimes02/05/2009 – CurrentObituaries
FranklinDaily Journal01/17/2014 – CurrentObituaries
French LickSprings Valley Herald11/20/2007 – CurrentObituaries
GarrettGarrett Clipper10/10/2012 – CurrentObituaries
GaryGary Crusader12/03/2011 – CurrentObituaries
GeistCurrent in Geist05/17/2015 – CurrentObituaries
GoshenGoshen News10/26/2007 – CurrentObituaries
GreenfieldDaily Reporter04/12/2016 – CurrentObituaries
GreensburgGreensburg Daily News07/22/2008 – CurrentObituaries
HammondLake County times06/18/1906 – 12/30/19223914Newspaper Archives
HuntertownNorthwest News11/18/2017 – CurrentObituaries
HuntingtonHuntington Herald-Press05/13/2005 – CurrentObituaries
Indiana HarbourAmigo del Hogar11/22/1925 – 04/13/1930166Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisFranklin Township Informer07/13/2011 – 05/07/2014Obituaries
IndianapolisIndianapolis Business Journal06/22/1998 – 05/12/2014Obituaries
IndianapolisIndianapolis Recorder09/10/2009 – CurrentObituaries
IndianapolisSouthsider Voice07/01/2009 – CurrentObituaries
IndianapolisHoosier Patron07/22/1876 – 07/22/18761Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Farmer11/03/1838 – 11/03/18381Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisAmerican Nonconformist06/16/1892 – 04/02/1896128Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisChapman’s Coon Skinner06/03/1848 – 06/03/18481Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisFreeman07/21/1888 – 12/30/19161453Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Democrat08/14/1830 – 06/09/1841285Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana State Guard07/21/1860 – 07/20/186168Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana State Journal06/24/1846 – 12/27/1899213Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Gazette07/12/1825 – 02/25/18305Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Ledger04/13/1918 – 10/28/19222Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis Sentinel07/02/1872 – 09/30/18823339Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis World01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisSpirit of ’7602/22/1840 – 11/28/184034Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisWe. The People05/27/1856 – 05/27/18561Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisCentral Catholic07/22/1876 – 07/22/18761Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisWorkingman’s Map07/08/1876 – 07/08/18761Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisWhig Rifle08/01/1844 – 08/01/18441Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Minority Business Magazine02/26/2015 – CurrentObituaries
IndianapolisDaily State sentinel06/04/1845 – 05/31/18851787Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana State sentinel07/21/1841 – 12/26/18941553Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana tribune08/17/1900 – 03/02/19071904Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis journal01/03/1883 – 06/08/19047694Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis leader08/30/1879 – 06/24/1882117Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana daily times01/01/1920 – 06/24/1922765Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis times06/26/1922 – 05/27/19364290Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndianapolis journal04/11/1892 – 08/23/18926Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisEvening News01/01/1870 – 12/31/18751240Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Deutsche Zeitung08/25/1876 – 10/03/18762Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisIndiana Volksblatt und Wochentlicher Telegraph08/26/1876 – 08/26/18761Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisTaglicher Telegraph07/23/1876 – 10/19/18763Newspaper Archives
IndianapolisRecorder01/07/1899 – 12/29/1900104Newspaper Archives
JasperHerald06/24/2009 – CurrentObituaries
JasperJasper weekly courier03/19/1858 – 06/23/19223228Newspaper Archives
Jeffersonville, New AlbanyEvening News and Tribune06/03/2006 – CurrentObituaries
KendallvilleNews Sun09/23/2012 – CurrentObituaries
KnoxLeader08/07/2008 – CurrentObituaries
KokomoKokomo Tribune04/12/2007 – CurrentObituaries
La PorteLa Porte County Herald-Argus06/07/2001 – CurrentObituaries
LafayetteWestern Granger and Home Journal08/24/1876 – 08/24/18761Newspaper Archives
LafayetteLafayette Daily Journal09/03/1853 – 11/20/18762328Newspaper Archives
LawrenceburgDearborn County Register07/03/2009 – CurrentObituaries
LawrenceburgDearborn Gazette08/17/1818 – 08/17/18181Newspaper Archives
LawrenceburgDemocratic Register05/18/1876 – 06/22/18762Newspaper Archives
LawrenceburgIndependent Press11/22/1854 – 03/12/185668Newspaper Archives
LebanonReporter04/09/2008 – CurrentObituaries
LibertyLiberty Star and Union County Banner05/28/1836 – 05/28/18361Newspaper Archives
LigonierAdvance Leader10/28/2012 – CurrentObituaries
LogansportPharos-Tribune11/02/2007 – CurrentObituaries
LogansportKey to Truth08/08/1874 – 08/08/18741Newspaper Archives
LogansportColored Visitor08/01/1879 – 08/01/18791Newspaper Archives
MadisonMadison Courier05/01/2001 – CurrentObituaries
MadisonIndiana Republican10/04/1817 – 05/20/18292Newspaper Archives
MadisonMadison Daily Banner03/23/1849 – 11/27/1851159Newspaper Archives
MadisonWestern Eagle08/06/1813 – 04/08/181421Newspaper Archives
MarionChronicle-Tribune03/18/1999 – CurrentObituaries
MartinsvilleReporter-Times02/02/2013 – CurrentObituaries
MerrillvillePost-Tribune09/17/2000 – CurrentObituaries
Michigan CityNews-Dispatch03/27/1997 – CurrentObituaries
MooresvilleMooresville-Decatur Times02/02/2013 – CurrentObituaries
Mount VernonMount Vernon Wochenblatt08/19/1876 – 08/19/18761Newspaper Archives
Mt. VernonMt. Vernon Democrat12/23/2008 – CurrentObituaries
MunsterIN Business Magazine05/19/2011 – CurrentObituaries
MunsterTimes03/01/1990 – CurrentObituaries
NappaneeAdvance News06/12/2008 – 11/08/2018Obituaries
NashvilleBrown County Democrat02/11/2015 – CurrentObituaries
New AlbanyNew Albany Daily Ledger02/11/1854 – 09/15/18601815Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyNew-Albany Argus09/26/1839 – 03/26/184011Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyNew-Albany Chronicle11/11/1820 – 07/28/182111Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyTippecanoe Banner and Spirit of Democracy05/06/1840 – 10/15/18403Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyWeekly Review04/16/1881 – 04/16/18811Newspaper Archives
New AlbanyNew-Albany Deutsche Zeitung08/24/1876 – 08/24/18761Newspaper Archives
New CastleCourier-Times08/02/2008 – CurrentObituaries
New HarmonyDisseminator06/29/1830 – 04/30/184051Newspaper Archives
New HarmonyNew Harmony Gazette10/01/1825 – 11/19/1828150Newspaper Archives
Noble, DeKalb, Lagrange, Steuben CountyKPCNews01/26/2006 – 09/17/2012Obituaries
NoblesvilleCurrent in Noblesville01/25/2011 – CurrentObituaries
NoblesvilleTimes10/22/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Notre DameObserver, The: University of Notre Dame10/04/2011 – CurrentObituaries
PaoliPaoli News-Republican01/04/2005 – CurrentObituaries
PaoliAmerican Eagle01/26/1860 – 12/20/186026Newspaper Archives
PendletonTimes-Post04/20/2011 – CurrentObituaries
PeruPeru Tribune06/19/2003 – CurrentObituaries
PeruPeru Observer07/13/1844 – 11/02/18444Newspaper Archives
PlymouthBourbon News-Mirror07/31/2008 – 12/20/2018Obituaries
PlymouthPilot-News04/01/2008 – CurrentObituaries
PlymouthMarshall County independent10/26/1894 – 11/29/189555Newspaper Archives
PlymouthMarshall County independent12/17/1897 – 12/27/1901184Newspaper Archives
PlymouthMarshall County Republican10/09/1856 – 12/12/18781064Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth banner03/03/1853 – 05/24/1855114Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth Democrat09/09/1869 – 12/29/187069Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth pilot04/16/1851 – 01/07/185232Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth Republican12/19/1878 – 10/03/190153Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth tribune10/10/1901 – 01/05/1911482Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth weekly banner05/31/1855 – 09/04/185636Newspaper Archives
PlymouthPlymouth weekly Democrat01/26/1860 – 09/02/1869463Newspaper Archives
PlymouthSemi-weekly independent12/04/1895 – 04/25/189642Newspaper Archives
PlymouthMarshall County Democrat11/15/1855 – 12/01/1859183Newspaper Archives
PortlandCommercial Review04/17/2003 – CurrentObituaries
PortlandJay County Granger08/13/1874 – 08/10/18762Newspaper Archives
PrincetonPrinceton Daily Clarion07/29/1999 – CurrentObituaries
RichmondIndiana Farmer05/01/1857 – 05/01/18571Newspaper Archives
RichmondPublic Ledger03/06/1824 – 08/18/182745Newspaper Archives
RichmondEarlham Word, The: Earlham College04/16/2008 – 10/29/2015Obituaries
RichmondRichmond Indiana palladium01/08/1831 – 12/09/18751592Newspaper Archives
RichmondRichmond palladium and sun-telegram12/21/1877 – 12/30/19226174Newspaper Archives
RichmondRichmond Volkszeitung07/02/1876 – 07/02/18761Newspaper Archives
Rising SunOhio County News, The – Rising Sun Recorder12/03/2009 – CurrentObituaries
RockportSpencer County Journal-Democrat04/09/2009 – CurrentObituaries
RushvilleRushville Republican04/13/2008 – CurrentObituaries
SalemAnnotator of News Politics and Literature01/01/1827 – 12/28/183172Newspaper Archives
SalemIndiana Farmer05/30/1823 – 11/18/18256Newspaper Archives
SalemTocsin03/31/1818 – 07/05/18193Newspaper Archives
SeymourTribune07/19/2016 – CurrentObituaries
ShelbyvilleShelbyville News06/02/2009 – CurrentObituaries
South BendSouth Bend Tribune01/01/1994 – CurrentObituaries
South BendSouth Bend Tribune: Web Edition Articles03/10/2013 – CurrentObituaries
South BendSouth Bend Forum05/26/1923 – 05/26/19231Newspaper Archives
South BendSouth Bend news-times07/01/1913 – 12/30/19222959Newspaper Archives
South BendNotre Dame Insider05/08/2013 – CurrentObituaries
SpencerSpencer Evening World10/17/2018 – CurrentObituaries
State-Wide CountyIndiana Lawyer11/05/2003 – CurrentObituaries
Tell CityPerry County News11/13/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Tell CityTell City Anzeiger09/09/1876 – 09/09/18761Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteTribune-Star01/09/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Terre HauteTerre Haute Express12/25/1878 – 08/20/18795Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteTerre Haute Express03/22/1881 – 03/22/18811Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteWabash Courier03/31/1826 – 01/01/1853206Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteDaily Wabash express02/12/1861 – 01/27/1865552Newspaper Archives
Terre HauteWabash express07/23/1856 – 01/23/1861131Newspaper Archives
VevayIndiana Register09/16/1816 – 11/25/18173Newspaper Archives
VincennesVincennes Sun-Commercial10/07/2002 – CurrentObituaries
VincennesIndiana Centinel03/14/1817 – 09/08/182127Newspaper Archives
VincennesIndiana Gazette08/07/1804 – 08/14/18057Newspaper Archives
VincennesWestern Sun and General Advertiser08/05/1820 – 11/04/184323Newspaper Archives
WabashWabash Plain Dealer05/19/2003 – CurrentObituaries
WashingtonWashington Times-Herald11/05/2007 – CurrentObituaries
WestfieldCurrent in Westfield09/28/2010 – CurrentObituaries
WinchesterRandolph County journal01/01/1864 – 08/17/186518Newspaper Archives
WinchesterRandolph journal09/20/1866 – 06/27/186725Newspaper Archives
WinchesterRandolph journal07/11/1862 – 09/26/18629Newspaper Archives
WinchesterWinchester journal10/03/1862 – 11/20/186343Newspaper Archives
WinchesterWinchester journal06/09/1870 – 07/28/18708Newspaper Archives
WinchesterRandolph County journal12/31/1857 – 12/19/1861202Newspaper Archives
ZionsvilleZionsville Times Sentinel12/07/2005 – CurrentObituaries
ZionsvilleCurrent in Zionsville04/03/2012 – CurrentObituaries

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