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)

Illustration: New Jersey state flag
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.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
AberdeenJersey Chronicle05/02/1795 – 04/30/1796Newspaper Archives
AbseconAtlantic Democrat and Cape May Register06/13/1863 – 05/20/1865Newspaper Archives
AbseconSouth Jersey Republican09/19/1863 – 07/01/1865Newspaper Archives
Absecon, PleasantvilleCurrent of Pleasantville04/23/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Andover, Stanhope, NewtonTownship Journal01/12/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Atlantic CityAtlantic City Weekly03/10/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Atlantic CityPress of Atlantic City09/29/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BayonneBayonne Journal04/04/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BellevilleBelleville Times01/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bergen CountyCliffview Pilot06/28/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bergenfield, Dumont, New MilfordTwin-Boro News01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BerlinRecord Breeze06/17/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BloomfieldBloomfield Life10/22/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bloomingdale, WanaqueSuburban Trends10/03/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrickBrick Township Bulletin11/06/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgetonBridgeton Chronicle12/23/1837 – 06/30/1860Newspaper Archives
BridgetonBridgeton Evening News02/13/1879 – 01/01/1923Newspaper Archives
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County07/31/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County, The: Web Edition Articles04/27/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BridgetonWashington Whig07/31/1815 – 09/13/1834Newspaper Archives
BridgetonWest Jersey Observer03/14/1829 – 12/31/1836Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Advertiser, or Agricultural and Political Intelligencer04/13/1790 – 12/13/1791Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonNew-Jersey Gazette12/05/1777 – 02/25/1778Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonRural Visiter07/30/1810 – 07/22/1811Newspaper Archives
CamdenCamden Democrat01/07/1860 – 12/25/1875Newspaper Archives
CamdenCamden Mail and General Advertiser04/02/1834 – 04/08/1840Newspaper Archives
CamdenNew Republic12/14/1867 – 12/25/1875Newspaper Archives
CamdenWest Jersey Press01/02/1861 – 12/27/1876Newspaper Archives
Cape MayCape May Gazette09/09/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClarkSuburban News10/01/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cliffside ParkCliffside Park Citizen08/20/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CliftonClifton Journal04/04/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CollingswoodRetrospect01/06/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CountyTAPinto.net08/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle06/09/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle, The: Web Edition Articles10/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
East BrunswickEast Brunswick Sentinel05/03/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EdgewaterEdgewater View12/18/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Edison, MetuchenEdison-Metuchen Sentinel10/15/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Egg HarborCurrent of Downbeach05/19/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Egg Harbor CityAtlantic Democrat04/06/1861 – 07/26/1862Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityBeobachter Am Egg Harbor River10/02/1858 – 12/25/1858Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityDer Zeitgeist04/06/1867 – 03/23/1872Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Aurora08/18/1860 – 11/28/1860Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Beobachter01/13/1859 – 04/28/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Pilot03/22/1860 – 02/20/1915Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityPilot12/18/1858 – 03/19/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityWochentliche Anzeiger06/04/1859 – 08/06/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor TownshipCurrent of Egg Harbor Township06/02/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElizabethtownFederal Republican01/25/1803 – 01/17/1804Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownNew-Jersey Journal05/10/1786 – 12/29/1818Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownPolitical Intelligencer and New-Jersey Advertiser04/20/1785 – 05/03/1786Newspaper Archives
ElwoodAtlantic Democrat and Cape May Register08/02/1862 – 06/06/1863Newspaper Archives
Emerson, Hillsdale, MontvalePascack Valley Community Life01/14/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnglewoodNorthern Valley Suburbanite01/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairlawnCommunity News01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairlawnGazette01/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHorse News06/30/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat06/17/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat: Web Edition Articles08/07/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort LeeFort Lee Suburbanite12/11/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Franklin Lakes, OaklandFranklin Lakes-Oakland Suburban News11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FreeholdAtlanticville11/04/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FrenchtownDelaware Valley News02/12/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GallowayCurrent of Galloway Township04/08/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Glen RidgeGlen Ridge Voice10/12/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Glen RockGlen Rock Gazette11/05/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HackensackHackensack Chronicle04/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HackensackRecord01/02/1985 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HaddonfieldHaddon Herald12/27/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HamiltonCurrent of Hamilton Township05/26/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HobokenHudson Reporter Publications01/03/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Howell, Jackson, Lakewood, PlumsteadTri-Town News11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityCity Journal06/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey City News01/02/1902 – 03/31/1902Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey Journal05/02/1867 – 12/31/1971Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey Journal01/16/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey Journal, The: Web Edition Articles07/31/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityWaterfront Journal09/12/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KearnyKearny Journal06/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KinnelonArgus12/16/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LeoniaLeonia Life01/22/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Linwood, Somers Point, NorthfieldCurrent of Linwood, Somers Point, Northfield07/20/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Little Falls, TotowaPassaic Valley Today10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MahwahMahwah Suburban News03/10/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ManalapanNews Transcript06/16/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Maple ShadeMaple Shade Progress08/18/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
May’s LandingAtlantic Journal10/13/1859 – 10/24/1862Newspaper Archives
MedfordCentral Record03/22/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Middle TownshipMiddle Township Gazette01/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Middletown, HazletIndependent01/05/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Midland ParkMidland Park Suburban News06/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Millburn, Short HillsItem of Millburn and Short Hills04/15/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Millstone, Englishtown, AllentownExaminer01/31/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontclairMontclair Times04/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MoorestownNewsweekly11/14/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MorristownGenius of Liberty05/24/1798 – 03/05/1811Newspaper Archives
MorristownJerseyman10/18/1826 – 06/16/1841Newspaper Archives
MorristownPalladium of Liberty05/05/1808 – 12/26/1822Newspaper Archives
Mullica HillSouth Jersey Times11/09/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New BrunswickBrunswick Gazette02/01/1791 – 10/30/1792Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickFredonian04/24/1811 – 12/30/1829Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickGuardian or New Brunswick Advertiser11/07/1792 – 07/26/1804Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickJewish Journal09/05/1956 – 08/27/1971Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickPolitical Intelligencer10/14/1783 – 04/05/1785Newspaper Archives
New EgyptNew Egypt Press10/18/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkCentinel Of Freedom10/05/1796 – 09/19/1876Newspaper Archives
NewarkJewish Chronicle10/14/1921 – 01/08/1943Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew Jersey Deutsche Zeitung04/12/1880 – 06/30/1898Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew-Jersey Telescope11/04/1808 – 11/07/1809Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew-York Gazette, and the Weekly Mercury09/21/1776 – 11/02/1776Newspaper Archives
NewarkNewark Daily Advertiser03/28/1832 – 12/29/1866Newspaper Archives
NewarkNewark Star-Ledger01/01/1964 – 12/31/1984Newspaper Archives
NewarkStar-Ledger09/21/1992 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkStar-Ledger, The: Web Edition Articles07/10/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkWoods’s Newark Gazette05/19/1791 – 11/01/1797Newspaper Archives
NewtonAIM Sussex County11/06/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
North Brunswick, South BrunswickNorth-South Brunswick Sentinel01/03/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NutleyNutley Sun10/09/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Ocean CityOcean City Gazette04/12/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Ocean CityOcean City Sentinel01/03/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Old BridgeSuburban11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ParsippanyParsippany Life10/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PembertonCommunity News01/30/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PenningtonPennington Post01/15/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RahwayEast-Jersey Republican05/22/1816 – 07/03/1816Newspaper Archives
RamseyRamsey Suburban News08/12/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Red BankHub11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodRidgewood News08/28/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodSuburban News – A Publication of The Ridgewood News01/14/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown Journal01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown News01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RockawayAIM Jefferson12/18/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RockawayNeighbor News01/20/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RutherfordSouth Bergenite10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemSalem Messenger and Public Advertiser11/17/1819 – 04/25/1832Newspaper Archives
SalemToday’s Sunbeam07/29/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemToday’s Sunbeam: Web Edition Articles01/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SecaucusHudson Dispatch04/15/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SecaucusSecaucus Journal05/20/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SewellNews Report08/26/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SomervilleChronicle06/11/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette06/09/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles01/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SpartaSparta Independent05/18/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New ProvidenceLedger Local08/02/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New ProvidenceLedger Local: Web Edition Articles10/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sussex CountyAdvertiser-News06/09/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TeaneckTeaneck Suburbanite01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonEmporium and True American06/16/1821 – 09/10/1847Newspaper Archives
TrentonMiscellany06/10/1805 – 12/02/1805Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew Jersey State Gazette09/19/1792 – 12/31/1799Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew-Jersey Gazette03/04/1778 – 11/27/1786Newspaper Archives
TrentonSentinel06/26/1880 – 11/13/1882Newspaper Archives
TrentonTimes03/21/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTimes of Trenton, The: Web Edition Articles01/15/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTrenton Evening Times01/07/1883 – 03/15/1993Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton Federalist12/02/1800 – 12/27/1824Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton State Gazette01/12/1847 – 12/31/1898Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrentonian04/12/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTrue American03/10/1801 – 09/21/1818Newspaper Archives
Upper TownshipUpper Township Gazette11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Verona, Cedar GroveVerona-Cedar Grove Times01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VinelandVineland Weekly01/02/1875 – 12/25/1875Newspaper Archives
WarrenWarren Reporter06/28/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WayneWayne Today10/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West MilfordAIM West Milford10/09/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West MilfordWest Milford Messenger01/07/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestfieldWestfield Record-Press06/10/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WildwoodWildwood Leader05/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WilliamstownPlain Dealer11/01/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Willingboro, BurlingtonBurlington County Times12/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodbridgeWoodbridge Sentinel11/05/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburyGloucester County Times12/24/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburyGloucester County Times, The: Web Edition Articles03/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburyWoodbury Daily Times02/03/1897 – 12/30/1922Newspaper Archives
Woodland ParkHerald News07/30/1998 – CurrentRecent 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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