New Hampshire Archives: 75 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

One of the original Thirteen Colonies, New Hampshire was the first of the new United States to have its own state constitution. Part of the New England region, New Hampshire is the 5th smallest state in the nation, and the 9th least populous.

photo of Lake Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee Mountains, New Hampshire
Photo: Lake Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee Mountains, New Hampshire. Credit: Don Kasak; Wikimedia Commons.

If you are researching your ancestry from New Hampshire, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NH newspaper archives: 75 titles to help you search your family history in “The Granite State,” providing coverage from 1756 to Today. There are more than 3.5 million articles and records in our online New Hampshire archives!

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

Search New Hampshire Newspaper Archives (1756 – 1891)

Search New Hampshire Recent Obituaries (1989 – Current)

illustration: state flag of New Hampshire
Illustration: state flag of New Hampshire. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a list of online New Hampshire newspapers in the 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 NH newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range* Collection
AmherstFarmer’s Cabinet11/11/1802 – 12/29/1882Newspaper Archives
AmherstAmherst Village Messenger01/09/1796 – 12/05/1801Newspaper Archives
AmherstHillsboro Telegraph01/01/1820 – 06/29/1822Newspaper Archives
AmherstAmherst Journal01/16/1795 – 01/02/1796Newspaper Archives
BedfordBedford Bulletin01/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Candia, AuburnCandia-Auburn Post12/04/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Chester, Hampstead, SandownTri-Town Times: Web Edition Articles02/28/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Chester, Hampstead, SandownTri-Town Times01/20/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ConcordRepublican Gazetteer11/22/1796 – 04/04/1797Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Star04/11/1797 – 10/03/1797Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette04/18/1809 – 04/10/1890Newspaper Archives
ConcordRepublican Gazette02/05/1801 – 04/28/1803Newspaper Archives
ConcordCourier of New Hampshire02/13/1794 – 10/30/1805Newspaper Archives
ConcordNew Hampshire Observer04/01/1822 – 12/26/1834Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Observer01/04/1819 – 03/25/1822Newspaper Archives
ConcordMirrour09/06/1792 – 09/02/1799Newspaper Archives
ConcordAmerican Patriot10/18/1808 – 04/11/1809Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Herald01/06/1790 – 02/06/1794Newspaper Archives
ConcordConcord Gazette07/19/1806 – 05/01/1819Newspaper Archives
DerryNutfield News01/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DerryDerry News01/08/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DoverPolitical and Sentimental Repository, or Strafford Recorder07/29/1790 – 01/04/1792Newspaper Archives
DoverPhoenix02/08/1792 – 08/22/1795Newspaper Archives
DoverFoster’s Daily Democrat03/04/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DoverSun10/10/1795 – 12/26/1820Newspaper Archives
DoverNew-Hampshire Republican01/03/1825 – 10/30/1829Newspaper Archives
ExeterNewhampshire Gazetteer08/18/1789 – 02/13/1793Newspaper Archives
ExeterAmerican Herald of Liberty06/04/1793 – 11/18/1795Newspaper Archives
ExeterConstitutionalist05/21/1810 – 06/14/1814Newspaper Archives
ExeterExeter Journal02/24/1778 – 05/25/1779Newspaper Archives
ExeterFreeman’s Oracle, and New-Hampshire Advertiser07/01/1786 – 10/07/1789Newspaper Archives
ExeterExeter Watchman01/07/1817 – 12/07/1819Newspaper Archives
GoffstownGoffstown News01/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HanoverDartmouth Gazette08/27/1799 – 02/09/1820Newspaper Archives
HanoverEagle07/22/1793 – 06/01/1799Newspaper Archives
HanoverAmerican02/07/1816 – 04/02/1817Newspaper Archives
HaverhillNew Hampshire Intelligencer12/27/1820 – 11/26/1823Newspaper Archives
HooksettHooksett Banner01/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KeeneColumbian Informer or Cheshire Journal05/09/1793 – 04/21/1795Newspaper Archives
KeeneCheshire Advertiser01/19/1792 – 12/06/1792Newspaper Archives
KeeneNew Hampshire Sentinel03/23/1799 – 12/30/1891Newspaper Archives
KeeneNew-Hampshire Recorder08/21/1787 – 02/24/1791Newspaper Archives
KeeneRising Sun08/11/1795 – 06/23/1798Newspaper Archives
KingstonCarriage Towne News10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LaconiaLake Village Times01/18/1868 – 12/30/1876Newspaper Archives
LondonderryLondonderry Times02/10/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ManchesterWeekly Union01/24/1851 – 12/26/1871Newspaper Archives
ManchesterNew Hampshire Journal of Agriculture02/26/1850 – 10/26/1853Newspaper Archives
ManchesterTelescope01/13/1849 – 10/13/1849Newspaper Archives
ManchesterMirror and Farmer01/07/1865 – 12/30/1876Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Daily Mirror01/01/1851 – 12/31/1863Newspaper Archives
ManchesterNew Hampshire Union Leader / New Hampshire Sunday News08/15/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NashuaTelegraph07/28/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortsmouthWar Journal03/12/1813 – 12/10/1813Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Gazette10/07/1756 – 12/30/1851Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthFederal Observer11/22/1798 – 05/29/1800Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthUnited States Oracle01/04/1800 – 10/15/1803Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthIntelligencer12/04/1806 – 05/15/1817Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPeople’s Advocate09/24/1816 – 05/17/1817Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Oracle10/22/1803 – 06/30/1821Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Spy10/24/1786 – 03/02/1793Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics07/07/1821 – 12/30/1876Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthHerald of Gospel Liberty09/01/1808 – 03/08/1816Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPortsmouth Herald02/18/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortsmouthOracle Post10/25/1803 – 06/18/1805Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthPolitical Star06/28/1804 – 11/08/1804Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthOracle of the Day06/04/1793 – 12/28/1799Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthNew-Hampshire Mercury and General Advertiser12/24/1784 – 03/12/1788Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthFreeman’s Journal05/25/1776 – 06/09/1778Newspaper Archives
PortsmouthOracle of New-Hampshire05/22/1817 – 09/11/1817Newspaper Archives
SalemSalem Observer01/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WalpoleDemocratic Republican07/04/1812 – 07/05/1813Newspaper Archives
WalpoleNewhampshire Journal, or, the Farmer’s Weekly Museum04/11/1793 – 03/28/1797Newspaper Archives
WalpoleFarmer’s Weekly Museum04/04/1797 – 10/15/1810Newspaper Archives
WalpolePolitical Observatory11/19/1803 – 03/20/1809Newspaper Archives

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

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