New Jersey Archives: 177 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from New Jersey, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NJ newspaper archives: 177 titles to help you search your family history in the “Garden State,” providing coverage from 1776 to Today. There are more than 78 million articles and records in our online New Jersey newspaper archives!

Photo: New Jersey State Capitol, Trenton, New Jersey
Photo: New Jersey State Capitol, Trenton, New Jersey. Credit: Lowlova; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search New Jersey Newspaper Archives (1776 – 1993)

Search New Jersey Recent Obituaries (1985 – Current)

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Illustration: New Jersey state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of online New Jersey 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 NJ newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range * Collection
Aberdeen Jersey Chronicle 05/02/1795 – 04/30/1796 Newspaper Archives
Absecon Atlantic Democrat and Cape May Register 06/13/1863 – 05/20/1865 Newspaper Archives
Absecon South Jersey Republican 09/19/1863 – 07/01/1865 Newspaper Archives
Absecon, Pleasantville Current of Pleasantville 04/23/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Andover, Stanhope, Newton Township Journal 01/12/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlantic City Atlantic City Weekly 03/10/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlantic City Press of Atlantic City 09/29/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bayonne Bayonne Journal 04/04/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Belleville Belleville Times 01/29/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bergen County Cliffview Pilot 06/28/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bergenfield, Dumont, New Milford Twin-Boro News 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Berlin Record Breeze 06/17/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomfield Bloomfield Life 10/22/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bloomingdale, Wanaque Suburban Trends 10/03/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brick Brick Township Bulletin 11/06/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bridgeton Bridgeton Chronicle 12/23/1837 – 06/30/1860 Newspaper Archives
Bridgeton Bridgeton Evening News 02/13/1879 – 01/01/1923 Newspaper Archives
Bridgeton News of Cumberland County 07/31/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bridgeton News of Cumberland County, The: Web Edition Articles 04/27/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bridgeton Washington Whig 07/31/1815 – 09/13/1834 Newspaper Archives
Bridgeton West Jersey Observer 03/14/1829 – 12/31/1836 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Advertiser, or Agricultural and Political Intelligencer 04/13/1790 – 12/13/1791 Newspaper Archives
Burlington New-Jersey Gazette 12/05/1777 – 02/25/1778 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Rural Visiter 07/30/1810 – 07/22/1811 Newspaper Archives
Camden Camden Democrat 01/07/1860 – 12/25/1875 Newspaper Archives
Camden Camden Mail and General Advertiser 04/02/1834 – 04/08/1840 Newspaper Archives
Camden New Republic 12/14/1867 – 12/25/1875 Newspaper Archives
Camden West Jersey Press 01/02/1861 – 12/27/1876 Newspaper Archives
Cape May Cape May Gazette 09/09/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Clark Suburban News 10/01/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cliffside Park Cliffside Park Citizen 08/20/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Clifton Clifton Journal 04/04/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Collingswood Retrospect 01/06/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
County TAPinto.net 08/24/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cranford Cranford Chronicle 06/09/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cranford Cranford Chronicle, The: Web Edition Articles 10/24/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
East Brunswick East Brunswick Sentinel 05/03/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Edgewater Edgewater View 12/18/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Edison, Metuchen Edison-Metuchen Sentinel 10/15/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Egg Harbor Current of Downbeach 05/19/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Egg Harbor City Atlantic Democrat 04/06/1861 – 07/26/1862 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Beobachter Am Egg Harbor River 10/02/1858 – 12/25/1858 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Der Zeitgeist 04/06/1867 – 03/23/1872 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Egg Harbor Aurora 08/18/1860 – 11/28/1860 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Egg Harbor Beobachter 01/13/1859 – 04/28/1859 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Egg Harbor Pilot 03/22/1860 – 02/20/1915 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Pilot 12/18/1858 – 03/19/1859 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor City Wochentliche Anzeiger 06/04/1859 – 08/06/1859 Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor Township Current of Egg Harbor Township 06/02/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Elizabethtown Federal Republican 01/25/1803 – 01/17/1804 Newspaper Archives
Elizabethtown New-Jersey Journal 05/10/1786 – 12/29/1818 Newspaper Archives
Elizabethtown Political Intelligencer and New-Jersey Advertiser 04/20/1785 – 05/03/1786 Newspaper Archives
Elwood Atlantic Democrat and Cape May Register 08/02/1862 – 06/06/1863 Newspaper Archives
Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale Pascack Valley Community Life 01/14/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Englewood Northern Valley Suburbanite 01/21/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fairlawn Community News 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fairlawn Gazette 01/21/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Flemington Horse News 06/30/1994 – Current Recent Obituaries
Flemington Hunterdon County Democrat 06/17/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Flemington Hunterdon County Democrat: Web Edition Articles 08/07/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Lee Fort Lee Suburbanite 12/11/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Franklin Lakes, Oakland Franklin Lakes-Oakland Suburban News 11/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Freehold Atlanticville 11/04/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Frenchtown Delaware Valley News 02/12/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Galloway Current of Galloway Township 04/08/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Glen Ridge Glen Ridge Voice 10/12/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Glen Rock Glen Rock Gazette 11/05/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hackensack Hackensack Chronicle 04/23/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hackensack Record 01/02/1985 – Current Recent Obituaries
Haddonfield Haddon Herald 12/27/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hamilton Current of Hamilton Township 05/26/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hoboken Hudson Reporter Publications 01/03/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Howell, Jackson, Lakewood, Plumstead Tri-Town News 11/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jersey City City Journal 06/03/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jersey City Jersey City News 01/02/1902 – 03/31/1902 Newspaper Archives
Jersey City Jersey Journal 05/02/1867 – 12/31/1971 Newspaper Archives
Jersey City Jersey Journal 01/16/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jersey City Jersey Journal, The: Web Edition Articles 07/31/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jersey City Waterfront Journal 09/12/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Kearny Kearny Journal 06/19/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Kinnelon Argus 12/16/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Leonia Leonia Life 01/22/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Linwood, Somers Point, Northfield Current of Linwood, Somers Point, Northfield 07/20/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Little Falls, Totowa Passaic Valley Today 10/08/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mahwah Mahwah Suburban News 03/10/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Manalapan News Transcript 06/16/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Maple Shade Maple Shade Progress 08/18/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
May’s Landing Atlantic Journal 10/13/1859 – 10/24/1862 Newspaper Archives
Medford Central Record 03/22/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middle Township Middle Township Gazette 01/05/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middletown, Hazlet Independent 01/05/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Midland Park Midland Park Suburban News 06/24/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Millburn, Short Hills Item of Millburn and Short Hills 04/15/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Millstone, Englishtown, Allentown Examiner 01/31/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Montclair Montclair Times 04/01/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Moorestown Newsweekly 11/14/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Morristown Genius of Liberty 05/24/1798 – 03/05/1811 Newspaper Archives
Morristown Jerseyman 10/18/1826 – 06/16/1841 Newspaper Archives
Morristown Palladium of Liberty 05/05/1808 – 12/26/1822 Newspaper Archives
Mullica Hill South Jersey Times 11/09/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Brunswick Brunswick Gazette 02/01/1791 – 10/30/1792 Newspaper Archives
New Brunswick Fredonian 04/24/1811 – 12/30/1829 Newspaper Archives
New Brunswick Guardian or New Brunswick Advertiser 11/07/1792 – 07/26/1804 Newspaper Archives
New Brunswick Jewish Journal 09/05/1956 – 08/27/1971 Newspaper Archives
New Brunswick Political Intelligencer 10/14/1783 – 04/05/1785 Newspaper Archives
New Egypt New Egypt Press 10/18/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Newark Centinel Of Freedom 10/05/1796 – 09/19/1876 Newspaper Archives
Newark Jewish Chronicle 10/14/1921 – 01/08/1943 Newspaper Archives
Newark New Jersey Deutsche Zeitung 04/12/1880 – 06/30/1898 Newspaper Archives
Newark New-Jersey Telescope 11/04/1808 – 11/07/1809 Newspaper Archives
Newark New-York Gazette, and the Weekly Mercury 09/21/1776 – 11/02/1776 Newspaper Archives
Newark Newark Daily Advertiser 03/28/1832 – 12/29/1866 Newspaper Archives
Newark Newark Star-Ledger 01/01/1964 – 12/31/1984 Newspaper Archives
Newark Star-Ledger 09/21/1992 – Current Recent Obituaries
Newark Star-Ledger, The: Web Edition Articles 07/10/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Newark Woods’s Newark Gazette 05/19/1791 – 11/01/1797 Newspaper Archives
Newton AIM Sussex County 11/06/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
North Brunswick, South Brunswick North-South Brunswick Sentinel 01/03/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Nutley Nutley Sun 10/09/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ocean City Ocean City Gazette 04/12/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ocean City Ocean City Sentinel 01/03/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Old Bridge Suburban 11/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Parsippany Parsippany Life 10/14/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pemberton Community News 01/30/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pennington Pennington Post 01/15/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rahway East-Jersey Republican 05/22/1816 – 07/03/1816 Newspaper Archives
Ramsey Ramsey Suburban News 08/12/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Red Bank Hub 11/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ridgewood Ridgewood News 08/28/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ridgewood Suburban News – A Publication of The Ridgewood News 01/14/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ridgewood Town Journal 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ridgewood Town News 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rockaway AIM Jefferson 12/18/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rockaway Neighbor News 01/20/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rutherford South Bergenite 10/08/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Salem Salem Messenger and Public Advertiser 11/17/1819 – 04/25/1832 Newspaper Archives
Salem Today’s Sunbeam 07/29/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Salem Today’s Sunbeam: Web Edition Articles 01/21/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Secaucus Hudson Dispatch 04/15/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Secaucus Secaucus Journal 05/20/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Sewell News Report 08/26/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Somerville Chronicle 06/11/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Somerville Messenger-Gazette 06/09/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Somerville Messenger-Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles 01/24/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Sparta Sparta Independent 05/18/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New Providence Ledger Local 08/02/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New Providence Ledger Local: Web Edition Articles 10/23/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Sussex County Advertiser-News 06/09/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Teaneck Teaneck Suburbanite 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Trenton Emporium and True American 06/16/1821 – 09/10/1847 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Miscellany 06/10/1805 – 12/02/1805 Newspaper Archives
Trenton New Jersey State Gazette 09/19/1792 – 12/31/1799 Newspaper Archives
Trenton New-Jersey Gazette 03/04/1778 – 11/27/1786 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Sentinel 06/26/1880 – 11/13/1882 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Times 03/21/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Trenton Times of Trenton, The: Web Edition Articles 01/15/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Trenton Trenton Evening Times 01/07/1883 – 03/15/1993 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Trenton Federalist 12/02/1800 – 12/27/1824 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Trenton State Gazette 01/12/1847 – 12/31/1898 Newspaper Archives
Trenton Trentonian 04/12/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Trenton True American 03/10/1801 – 09/21/1818 Newspaper Archives
Upper Township Upper Township Gazette 11/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Verona, Cedar Grove Verona-Cedar Grove Times 01/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Vineland Vineland Weekly 01/02/1875 – 12/25/1875 Newspaper Archives
Warren Warren Reporter 06/28/1997 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wayne Wayne Today 10/14/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
West Milford AIM West Milford 10/09/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
West Milford West Milford Messenger 01/07/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Westfield Westfield Record-Press 06/10/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wildwood Wildwood Leader 05/24/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Williamstown Plain Dealer 11/01/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Willingboro, Burlington Burlington County Times 12/16/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodbridge Woodbridge Sentinel 11/05/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodbury Gloucester County Times 12/24/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodbury Gloucester County Times, The: Web Edition Articles 03/12/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodbury Woodbury Daily Times 02/03/1897 – 12/30/1922 Newspaper Archives
Woodland Park Herald News 07/30/1998 – Current Recent Obituaries

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2 thoughts on “New Jersey Archives: 177 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

  1. Interested in Orange and West Orange, New Jersey newspapers. Any idea if/when you might have these? I would then be interested in subscribing.
    Thanks,
    Tracy

  2. We appreciate you letting us know what information would be helpful in your research. Your feedback is very important to us. I have submitted your request to our content acquisition department.
    Though I am not able to provide a timeline or guarantee that the papers you requested will be added, we are constantly expanding our collection to assist our members with their research needs. Please feel free to check back with us in the future.
    You can access a list of all our newspaper titles by clicking on ‘Newspaper Titles’ under ‘Historical Newspapers 1690 – 2010’ on the home page or by clicking: http://bit.ly/IDAt9g

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