Maryland Archives: 208 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Maryland, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online MD newspaper archives: 208 titles to help you search your family history in the “Old Line State,” providing coverage from 1728 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Maryland newspaper archives!

Photo: Baltimore Harbor, Maryland
Photo: Baltimore Harbor, Maryland. Credit: Iracaz; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Maryland Newspaper Archives (1728 – 1946)

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Illustration: Maryland state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Maryland 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 MD newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AnnapolisCapital01/02/1991 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AnnapolisSouth County Gazette01/09/2003 – 09/04/2008Recent Obituaries
AnnapolisWest County News11/14/2002 – 03/17/2005Recent Obituaries
AnnapolisAnnapolis Gazette09/28/1854 – 11/24/1874789Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisMaryland Gazette03/25/1751 – 02/16/1832318Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisMaryland Gazette12/03/1728 – 11/22/173455Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisMaryland Republican and Political and Agricultural Museum12/23/1817 – 05/16/182652Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisNegro Appeal02/16/1900 – 02/16/19001Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisEvening capital05/14/1884 – 12/10/19074323Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisEvening capital and Maryland gazette06/14/1910 – 08/02/19222581Newspaper Archives
AnnapolisEvening capital08/03/1922 – 05/25/1923246Newspaper Archives
Annapolis, GlenburnieMaryland Gazette03/06/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArbutusArbutus Times03/10/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BaltimoreBaltimore Guide01/19/2005 – 07/01/2015Recent Obituaries
BaltimoreBaltimore Guide: South Baltimore Edition03/25/2009 – 03/24/2010Recent Obituaries
BaltimoreBaltimore Messenger02/13/2001 – 06/24/2017Recent Obituaries
BaltimoreCity Paper01/14/2004 – 06/14/2014Recent Obituaries
BaltimoreSun09/10/1990 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BaltimoreTrue Democrat10/30/1875 – 10/30/18751Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreRural Register02/15/1860 – 04/01/18602Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAfro-American04/29/1893 – 03/26/189822Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican05/18/1799 – 03/01/1802152Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican a Gazette for the Country07/10/1802 – 07/10/18021Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican and Commercial Daily Advertiser01/31/1801 – 12/31/185313881Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican Citizen04/19/1879 – 04/19/18791Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican Farmer04/02/1819 – 12/26/1828502Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican Whig02/10/1844 – 12/31/18446Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican Whig03/13/1847 – 03/13/18471Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreAmerican, and Baltimore Gazette07/30/1803 – 02/28/180538Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore American01/01/1903 – 12/31/19225124Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Bulletin04/20/1872 – 09/23/1876118Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Christian Advocate12/08/1860 – 12/08/18601Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Commercial Journal, and Lyford’s Price-Current04/14/1838 – 12/08/1849593Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Daily Intelligencer10/28/1793 – 10/29/1794313Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Evening Post07/13/1792 – 09/30/1793156Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Gazette and Daily Advertiser01/02/1826 – 01/27/18383619Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Patriot12/28/1812 – 12/31/18345541Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Price-Current02/14/1803 – 12/25/18301387Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Republican05/21/1829 – 12/31/1832710Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Saturday Visiter01/16/1841 – 04/03/1847320Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Telegraph06/23/1814 – 03/29/181681Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreCampaigner06/17/1852 – 11/06/185215Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreCatholic Mirror09/30/1876 – 09/30/18761Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreCommonwealth07/24/1915 – 09/04/19156Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDemocratic Republican03/17/1802 – 08/13/180246Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDunlap’s Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore General Advertiser05/02/1775 – 01/05/1779177Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreEdward’s Baltimore Daily Advertiser10/29/1793 – 11/15/179460Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreFederal Gazette01/01/1796 – 11/08/18234056Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreFederal Intelligencer10/30/1794 – 12/30/1795358Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreFederal Republican07/04/1808 – 06/20/18121111Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreFell’s Point Telegraphe03/06/1795 – 06/01/17959Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreKatholische Volkszeitung07/02/1870 – 09/23/1876249Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreMaryland Journal08/20/1773 – 01/16/17971415Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreMechanics’ Gazette; and Merchants Daily Advertiser03/14/1815 – 09/13/1815108Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreNorth American and Mercantile Daily Advertiser01/11/1808 – 12/31/1808305Newspaper Archives
BaltimorePalladium of Freedom; or the Baltimore Daily Advertiser08/08/1787 – 08/08/17871Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreRace Standard01/02/1897 – 01/16/18972Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreRecorder; or, Summary of Foreign, Domestic, and Literary Intelligence06/16/1810 – 06/16/18101Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreRepublican; or, Anti-Democrat01/01/1802 – 01/14/1804372Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreSouth04/22/1861 – 02/17/1862216Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreSun05/17/1837 – 12/31/192227300Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreTelegraphe and Daily Advertiser05/14/1795 – 01/11/18072781Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreTrue Union04/26/1855 – 04/26/18551Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreLutheran Observer, and Weekly Religious Visiter08/24/1833 – 03/22/183430Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreM’Pherson’s Advertiser and Miscellaneous Journal11/10/1835 – 06/08/18362Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Commercial04/29/1876 – 04/29/18761Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Price-Current and Weekly Journal of Commerce06/29/1850 – 09/09/1876205Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Price-Current Letter-Sheet09/13/1856 – 02/06/18582Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Prices Current and Review of the Market07/31/1846 – 07/31/18461Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Trades’ Union05/28/1836 – 05/28/18361Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDaily Exchange Prices Current01/08/1859 – 01/08/18591Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreMarion and Co’s Monthly Reporter01/01/1854 – 02/01/18542Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreMethodist Protestant04/18/1840 – 09/23/187614Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreRobinson’s Stock and Exchange Gazette09/19/1823 – 03/04/18253Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreWeekly Price Current from Odom and Co. Commission Merchants01/23/1871 – 10/02/18715Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreOlive Branch11/01/1855 – 11/01/18551Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Pathfinder, Traveler’s Guide, and Business Register06/01/1852 – 06/01/18521Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Weekly American, Compendium of News and Prices Current03/29/1851 – 03/29/18511Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreCanfield’s Lottery Argus, Commercial and Exchange Telegraph; or, National Miscellany02/19/1827 – 04/06/182916Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreBaltimore Clipper11/11/1844 – 06/30/1866862Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDaily exchange02/22/1858 – 09/14/18611096Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDer Deutsche correspondent01/01/1858 – 04/27/191816461Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDer Deutsche correspondent01/02/1874 – 10/18/1912520Newspaper Archives
BaltimorePilot and transcript05/05/1840 – 01/25/1841186Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreLee’s Commercial and Literary Gazette09/03/1825 – 11/26/18257Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreDaily Record02/13/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BaltimoreCommonwealth08/03/1882 – 10/04/188356Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreSun09/26/1883 – 04/29/188511Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreMaryland suffrage news11/23/1912 – 04/17/192014Newspaper Archives
BaltimoreCzas Baltimorski08/15/1940 – 01/23/194124Newspaper Archives
Bel AirHarford Gazette and General Advertiser05/27/1848 – 05/21/1852201Newspaper Archives
Bel AirNational American09/05/1856 – 11/09/1866120Newspaper Archives
Bel AirSouthern Aegis07/11/1857 – 12/29/19222504Newspaper Archives
BowieBowie Blade News10/03/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CambridgeBanner01/01/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CambridgeDorchester Star06/30/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CambridgeDaily banner06/03/1907 – 12/30/19222037Newspaper Archives
CatonsvilleCatonsville Times03/14/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CentrevilleRecord Observer08/04/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChestertownKent County News12/28/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChestertownApollo; or, Chestertown Spy03/26/1793 – 12/31/179360Newspaper Archives
ChestertownChestertown Transcript01/06/1866 – 12/25/1879607Newspaper Archives
ColumbiaColumbia Flier01/31/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbiaHoward County Times03/14/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbiaJeffersonian02/26/2002 – 03/12/2008Recent Obituaries
CrisfieldCrisfield Times01/03/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CroftonCrofton-West County Gazette03/29/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CumberlandCumberland Times-News08/22/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CumberlandAllegany Freeman12/04/1813 – 10/18/1817124Newspaper Archives
CumberlandAmerican Eagle02/15/1809 – 02/15/18091Newspaper Archives
CumberlandCumberland Daily News04/05/1871 – 04/02/1872308Newspaper Archives
CumberlandCumberland Gazette07/21/1814 – 07/21/18141Newspaper Archives
CumberlandCumberland Impartialist01/24/1809 – 01/24/18091Newspaper Archives
CumberlandPhoenix Civilian04/14/1835 – 01/04/1840226Newspaper Archives
CumberlandWeekly Civilian01/30/1852 – 12/28/1865352Newspaper Archives
CumberlandCumberland Telegraph and Maryland Mining Register01/10/1856 – 01/10/18561Newspaper Archives
CumberlandMaryland Advocate and Farmers’ and Mechanics’ Register06/21/1828 – 01/24/18296Newspaper Archives
CumberlandCIO news08/17/1942 – 12/18/194456Newspaper Archives
CumberlandVoice11/17/1938 – 11/17/19381Newspaper Archives
CumberlandVoice of labor12/01/1938 – 07/30/194278Newspaper Archives
DentonTimes Record08/09/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DentonTimes Record: Web Edition Articles07/08/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DundalkDundalk Eagle04/02/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EastonStar Democrat09/01/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EastonSunday Star11/13/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EastonEaston Gazette07/06/1818 – 06/28/18792359Newspaper Archives
EastonEaston Journal05/16/1874 – 05/16/18741Newspaper Archives
EastonEaston Star09/16/1828 – 02/11/18621268Newspaper Archives
EastonMaryland Herald, and Eastern Shore Intelligencer05/11/1790 – 08/28/1804524Newspaper Archives
EastonRepublican Star02/11/1800 – 06/12/18321347Newspaper Archives
EldersburgEldersburg Eagle06/17/2004 – 06/19/2015Recent Obituaries
ElktonCecil Whig10/04/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElktonCecil Democrat12/22/1832 – 11/11/187611Newspaper Archives
ElktonCecil Whig08/14/1841 – 09/01/1866601Newspaper Archives
ElktonCecil Whig08/07/1841 – 12/25/19203797Newspaper Archives
Elkton, Rising Sun, Chesapeake City, North EastCecil County Life06/08/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EssexAvenue News05/10/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FrankfortFreiheitsbothe04/14/1810 – 04/14/18101Newspaper Archives
FrederickFrederick News-Post10/17/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FrederickBartgis’s Maryland Gazette05/22/1792 – 01/23/179477Newspaper Archives
FrederickBartgis’s Marylandische Zeitung02/18/1789 – 02/18/17891Newspaper Archives
FrederickExaminer07/08/1857 – 12/29/1875954Newspaper Archives
FrederickGeneral Staatsbothe12/27/1811 – 12/27/18111Newspaper Archives
FrederickHornet06/29/1802 – 06/29/1814293Newspaper Archives
FrederickMaryland Chronicle, or Universal Advertiser01/18/1786 – 05/28/178898Newspaper Archives
FrederickRepublican Advocate12/06/1802 – 12/15/1808238Newspaper Archives
FrederickRepublican Citizen and State Advertiser08/29/1823 – 12/30/183133Newspaper Archives
FrederickRepublican Gazette and General Advertiser02/11/1801 – 09/28/1826486Newspaper Archives
FrederickReservoir and Public Reflector07/25/1826 – 07/28/1829150Newspaper Archives
FrederickRights of Man02/05/1794 – 11/05/180014Newspaper Archives
FrederickCitizen New03/01/1895 – 09/10/1915742Newspaper Archives
FrederickFrederick citizen01/04/1895 – 02/22/18958Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg Mining Journal08/26/1876 – 08/26/18761Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg Mining Journal09/30/1871 – 04/18/19132094Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg gleaner08/01/1901 – 08/08/19012Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg Mining Journal01/01/1916 – 06/09/191768Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg forum04/08/1899 – 06/08/19012Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg herald02/05/1904 – 08/25/19052Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg news03/19/1897 – 04/23/18976Newspaper Archives
FrostburgFrostburg spirit09/11/1913 – 12/17/191459Newspaper Archives
GreenbeltGreenbelt cooperator11/24/1937 – 03/12/1943225Newspaper Archives
Hagers-TownTorch Light01/03/1826 – 10/12/1837441Newspaper Archives
Hagers-TownWashington Spy01/04/1792 – 02/01/1797215Newspaper Archives
Hagers-TownFarmers’ Register and Maryland Herald02/19/1828 – 02/19/18281Newspaper Archives
HagerstownHerald-Mail11/11/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HagerstownMaryland Herald and Hager’s-Town Weekly Advertiser03/02/1797 – 12/28/1804302Newspaper Archives
HagerstownMaryland free press10/31/1862 – 06/18/186870Newspaper Archives
HalifaxHagers-town Gazette05/23/1809 – 06/15/1813213Newspaper Archives
Hampstead, ManchesterAdvocate of Hampstead and Manchester03/14/2011 – 08/05/2015Recent Obituaries
HollywoodCounty Times05/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JacksonJackson Picket Guard09/10/1856 – 09/24/18562Newspaper Archives
La PlataMaryland independent09/16/1874 – 12/07/19341515Newspaper Archives
LaurelLaurel Leader03/15/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LeonardtownSaint Mary’s beacon09/05/1867 – 12/15/19212219Newspaper Archives
LeonardtownSt Mary’s beacon10/07/1852 – 04/16/1863154Newspaper Archives
LeonardtownSt Mary’s gazette10/22/1863 – 08/29/1867152Newspaper Archives
Lexington ParkEnterprise03/09/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OaklandRepublican07/07/2016 – 06/29/2017Recent Obituaries
Owings MillsJewish Times03/07/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Owings MillsOwings Mills Times03/13/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Parkville, CarneyNortheast Reporter03/14/2001 – 05/07/2011Recent Obituaries
Perry Hall, White MarshNortheast Booster05/09/2001 – 05/07/2011Recent Obituaries
Pocomoke CityWorcester Democrat and the ledger-enterprise01/08/1921 – 12/24/1942723Newspaper Archives
Port TobaccoPort Tobacco times, and Charles County advertiser06/26/1845 – 11/07/18901078Newspaper Archives
PotomacPotomac Almanac02/26/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Prince FrederickCalvert Gazette05/01/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Prince FrederickCalvert Recorder07/30/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Rising SunMidland journal08/07/1885 – 12/27/19463180Newspaper Archives
RockvilleCentinel of Freedom01/14/1820 – 01/14/18201Newspaper Archives
RockvilleTrue American and Farmers Register03/10/1824 – 05/28/18242Newspaper Archives
SalisburySalisbury Independent05/29/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Snow HillDemocratic messenger03/12/1881 – 12/30/19221394Newspaper Archives
StevensvilleBay Times08/02/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThurmontCatoctin clarion03/04/1871 – 06/28/19232568Newspaper Archives
TowsonNorth County News03/13/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TowsonTowson Times02/14/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TowsonBaltimore County union01/07/1865 – 08/28/19091249Newspaper Archives
TowsonBaltimore County union, the Towson news09/04/1909 – 12/25/190917Newspaper Archives
UniontownEngine of Liberty and Uniontown Advertiser10/21/1813 – 04/27/181573Newspaper Archives
Upper MarlboroEnquirer-Gazette04/21/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Upper MarlboroPrince George’s enquirer and southern Maryland advertiser01/14/1887 – 12/29/19221585Newspaper Archives
WaldorfMaryland Independent03/09/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestminsterAdvocate of Eldersburg and Sykesville04/29/2009 – 08/05/2015Recent Obituaries
WestminsterAdvocate of Westminster and Finksburg04/28/2009 – 05/02/2014Recent Obituaries
WestminsterCarroll County Times01/23/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestminsterCommunity Times11/10/2004 – 02/28/2018Recent Obituaries
WestminsterWestminster Eagle07/07/2004 – 06/19/2015Recent Obituaries
WestminsterDemocratic advocate11/30/1865 – 12/29/19222826Newspaper Archives

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