New Jersey Archives: 235 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from New Jersey, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NJ newspaper archives: 235 titles to help you search your family history in the “Garden State,” providing coverage from 1776 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online New Jersey newspaper archives!

Photo: the New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands in Ringwood State Park, Passaic and Bergen counties, New Jersey
Photo: the New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands in Ringwood State Park, Passaic and Bergen counties, New Jersey. Credit: Mwanner; 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)

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

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

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AberdeenJersey Chronicle05/02/1795 – 04/30/179652Newspaper Archives
AbseconAtlantic Democrat and Cape May Register06/13/1863 – 05/20/186522Newspaper Archives
AbseconSouth Jersey Republican09/19/1863 – 07/01/186522Newspaper Archives
Absecon, PleasantvilleCurrent of Pleasantville01/07/2012 – 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
Atlantic CityPress of Atlantic City, The: Web Edition Articles02/11/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BayonneBayonne Journal04/04/2002 – 12/27/2012Recent Obituaries
BellevilleBelleville Times01/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bergen CountyCliffview Pilot06/28/2009 – 02/02/2016Recent Obituaries
Bergenfield, Dumont, New MilfordTwin-Boro News01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BerlinRecord Breeze06/17/2005 – 05/21/2009Recent Obituaries
BloomfieldBloomfield Life10/22/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bloomingdale, WanaqueSuburban Trends10/03/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrickBrick Township Bulletin11/06/2002 – 01/21/2010Recent Obituaries
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County07/31/2004 – 11/03/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County, The: Web Edition Articles04/27/2009 – 09/21/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgetonBridgeton Chronicle12/23/1837 – 06/30/1860528Newspaper Archives
BridgetonBridgeton Evening News02/13/1879 – 01/01/192312457Newspaper Archives
BridgetonWashington Whig07/31/1815 – 09/13/1834622Newspaper Archives
BridgetonWest Jersey Observer03/14/1829 – 12/31/1836267Newspaper Archives
BridgetonDollar Weekly News05/10/1879 – 12/28/1906598Newspaper Archives
BridgetonBridgeton pioneer01/10/1884 – 09/06/19171655Newspaper Archives
BridgetonWest-Jersey pioneer11/20/1852 – 01/03/18841591Newspaper Archives
BrigantineBeachcomber of Brigantine01/07/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BurlingtonBurlington Gazette, and New Jersey Agricultural Register09/10/1841 – 09/10/18411Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Advertiser, or Agricultural and Political Intelligencer04/13/1790 – 12/13/179188Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonNew-Jersey Gazette12/05/1777 – 02/25/177813Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonRural Visiter07/30/1810 – 07/22/181152Newspaper Archives
CamdenHickory Club05/17/1844 – 05/17/18441Newspaper Archives
CamdenCamden Democrat01/07/1860 – 12/25/1875804Newspaper Archives
CamdenCamden Mail and General Advertiser04/02/1834 – 04/08/1840261Newspaper Archives
CamdenNew Republic12/14/1867 – 12/25/1875403Newspaper Archives
CamdenWest Jersey Press01/02/1861 – 12/27/1876821Newspaper Archives
Cape MayCape May Gazette09/09/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cherry HillCherry Hill Sun04/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClarkSuburban News10/01/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cliffside ParkCliffside Park Citizen08/20/2010 – 09/02/2016Recent Obituaries
CliftonClifton Journal04/04/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CollingswoodRetrospect01/06/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CountyTAPinto.net08/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Countynorthjersey.com07/10/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranburyCranbury Press04/08/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle06/09/2005 – 02/13/2015Recent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle, The: Web Edition Articles10/24/2008 – 09/02/2014Recent Obituaries
East BrunswickEast Brunswick Sentinel05/03/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
East WindsorWindsor-Hights Herald05/22/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EdgewaterEdgewater View12/18/2009 – 09/09/2016Recent Obituaries
Edison, MetuchenEdison-Metuchen Sentinel10/15/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Egg Harbor CityAtlantic Democrat04/06/1861 – 07/26/186259Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityBeobachter Am Egg Harbor River10/02/1858 – 12/25/185811Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityDer Zeitgeist04/06/1867 – 03/23/1872260Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Aurora08/18/1860 – 11/28/186013Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Beobachter01/13/1859 – 04/28/185913Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Pilot03/22/1860 – 02/20/19151932Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityPilot12/18/1858 – 03/19/185913Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityWochentliche Anzeiger06/04/1859 – 08/06/18599Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityPilot04/02/1840 – 05/02/184020Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor TownshipCurrent of Egg Harbor Township06/02/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElizabethtownFederal Republican01/25/1803 – 01/17/180451Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownNew-Jersey Journal05/10/1786 – 12/29/18181491Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownPolitical Intelligencer and New-Jersey Advertiser04/20/1785 – 05/03/178651Newspaper Archives
ElwoodAtlantic Democrat and Cape May Register08/02/1862 – 06/06/186316Newspaper Archives
EmersonPascack 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 – 09/04/2017Recent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat06/17/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat: Web Edition Articles08/07/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon Gazette, and Farmer’s Advertiser03/31/1825 – 09/03/182817Newspaper Archives
FlemingtonHunterdon Observer02/02/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort LeeFort Lee Suburbanite12/11/2009 – 09/09/2016Recent Obituaries
Franklin Lakes, OaklandFranklin Lakes-Oakland Suburban News11/11/2010 – 10/27/2016Recent Obituaries
Franklin Lakes-Oakland, Mahwah, Midland Park, Ramsey and WyckoffSuburban News12/08/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FreeholdMonmouth Democrat, and Farmers’ and Workingmens’ Advocate06/02/1842 – 09/29/18537Newspaper Archives
FrenchtownDelaware Valley News02/12/2004 – 09/25/2008Recent 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 – 12/11/2008Recent Obituaries
HaddonfieldHaddonfield Sun03/12/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HamiltonCurrent of Hamilton Township05/26/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HillsboroughHillsborough Beacon01/09/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HobokenHudson Reporter Publications01/03/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HopewellHopewell Valley News11/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Howell, Jackson, Lakewood, PlumsteadTri-Town News07/05/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityCity Journal06/03/2004 – 06/30/2005Recent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey Journal01/16/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey Journal, The: Web Edition Articles07/31/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey Journal05/02/1867 – 12/31/197934950Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityWaterfront Journal09/12/2002 – 05/17/2007Recent Obituaries
Jersey CityDaily Telegraph05/16/1851 – 11/08/1856705Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey City News01/02/1902 – 03/31/190275Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityNew Jersey Telegraph, McIntyre’s Bank Note List and Prices Current12/10/1840 – 12/10/18401Newspaper Archives
Jersey CitySylvester’s Reporter09/28/1840 – 09/28/18401Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityUnited States Telegraph11/17/1841 – 12/10/18427Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey City news02/28/1889 – 12/22/19065299Newspaper Archives
Jersey CitySunday morning news11/01/1891 – 12/27/18919Newspaper Archives
KearnyKearny Journal06/19/2003 – 01/31/2013Recent Obituaries
KinnelonArgus12/16/2009 – 10/05/2016Recent Obituaries
LeoniaLeonia Life01/22/2010 – 09/09/2016Recent Obituaries
Linwood, Somers Point, NorthfieldCurrent of Linwood, Somers Point, Northfield07/20/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Little Falls, Totowa, Woodland ParkPassaic Valley Today10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MahwahMahwah Suburban News03/10/2011 – 03/17/2016Recent Obituaries
ManalapanAtlanticville11/04/2010 – 05/20/2017Recent Obituaries
ManalapanNews Transcript06/16/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Maple ShadeMaple Shade Progress08/18/2006 – 01/20/2013Recent Obituaries
Margate CityCurrent of Downbeach05/19/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MarltonMarlton Sun03/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
May’s LandingAtlantic Journal10/13/1859 – 10/24/186278Newspaper Archives
MedfordCentral Record03/22/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MedfordMedford Sun02/17/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Middle TownshipMiddle Township Gazette01/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Middletown, HazletIndependent01/05/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Midland ParkMidland Park Suburban News06/24/2010 – 03/03/2016Recent 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
MoorestownMoorestown Sun03/24/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MoorestownNewsweekly11/14/2003 – 01/22/2009Recent Obituaries
MorristownGenius of Liberty05/24/1798 – 03/05/1811219Newspaper Archives
MorristownJerseyman10/18/1826 – 06/16/1841312Newspaper Archives
MorristownPalladium of Liberty05/05/1808 – 12/26/1822406Newspaper Archives
MorristownWhig Standard09/26/1838 – 09/26/18381Newspaper Archives
MorristownMorristownGreen.com05/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MorristownPatron of Industry: or, Register of General Business Intelligence05/31/1827 – 05/31/18271Newspaper Archives
Mount HollyCommonwealth, and People’s Vindicator09/20/1854 – 11/01/18542Newspaper Archives
Mt. LaurelMt. Laurel Sun07/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Mullica HillSouth Jersey Times11/09/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
New BrunswickBrunswick Gazette02/01/1791 – 10/30/179248Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickFredonian04/24/1811 – 12/30/1829370Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickGuardian or New Brunswick Advertiser11/07/1792 – 07/26/1804202Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickJewish Journal09/05/1956 – 08/27/1971360Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickPolitical Intelligencer10/14/1783 – 04/05/178578Newspaper Archives
New EgyptNew Egypt Press10/18/2001 – 01/22/2009Recent Obituaries
NewarkStar-Ledger09/21/1992 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkStar-Ledger, The: Web Edition Articles07/10/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkCentinel Of Freedom10/05/1796 – 09/19/18762685Newspaper Archives
NewarkIrish Citizen09/09/1876 – 09/09/18761Newspaper Archives
NewarkJewish Chronicle10/14/1921 – 01/08/19431080Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew Jersey Deutsche Zeitung04/12/1880 – 06/30/18986575Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew-Jersey Telescope11/04/1808 – 11/07/1809104Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew-York Gazette, and the Weekly Mercury09/21/1776 – 11/02/177612Newspaper Archives
NewarkNewark Daily Advertiser03/28/1832 – 12/29/18669722Newspaper Archives
NewarkNewark Star-Ledger08/01/1945 – 01/01/199011048Newspaper Archives
NewarkWoods’s Newark Gazette05/19/1791 – 11/01/1797336Newspaper Archives Blogs01/23/2008 – 02/07/2019Recent Obituaries
NewtonAIM Sussex County11/06/2009 – 11/04/2016Recent Obituaries
North Brunswick, South BrunswickNorth-South Brunswick Sentinel05/10/2000 – 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 – 11/09/2016Recent Obituaries
PatersonPaterson Daily Register05/06/1861 – 08/02/1862242Newspaper Archives
PembertonCommunity News01/30/2004 – 06/04/2009Recent Obituaries
PenningtonPennington Post01/15/2003 – 04/25/2012Recent Obituaries
Perth AmboyPerth Amboy evening news03/30/1903 – 12/30/19225587Newspaper Archives
PrincetonPrinceton Packet10/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PrincetonPrinceton Whig, and Somerset and Middlesex Advertiser11/09/1832 – 12/29/1837104Newspaper Archives
PrincetonPrinceton Standard01/02/1863 – 12/31/1869118Newspaper Archives
PrincetonPrinceton Sun10/30/2012 – 09/23/2016Recent Obituaries
RahwayEast-Jersey Republican05/22/1816 – 07/03/18164Newspaper Archives
RamseyRamsey Suburban News08/12/2010 – 06/23/2016Recent Obituaries
Red BankAtlantic Hub11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Ridgefield ParkRidgefield Park Patriot01/22/2010 – 09/02/2016Recent Obituaries
RidgewoodRidgewood News08/28/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodSuburban News – A Publication of The Ridgewood News01/14/2010 – 11/10/2016Recent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown Journal01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown News01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodGold Coast Life12/16/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RockawayAIM Jefferson12/18/2009 – 09/16/2016Recent Obituaries
RockawayNeighbor News01/20/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RutherfordSouth Bergenite10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemToday’s Sunbeam07/29/2004 – 11/04/2012Recent Obituaries
SalemToday’s Sunbeam: Web Edition Articles01/21/2010 – 09/12/2012Recent Obituaries
SalemSalem Messenger and Public Advertiser11/17/1819 – 04/25/183241Newspaper Archives
SecaucusHudson Dispatch04/15/2010 – 10/20/2011Recent Obituaries
SecaucusSecaucus Journal05/20/2004 – 02/04/2010Recent Obituaries
SewellNews Report08/26/2004 – 01/22/2009Recent Obituaries
SomervilleChronicle06/11/2005 – 03/03/2007Recent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette06/09/2005 – 02/28/2013Recent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles01/24/2010 – 12/22/2017Recent Obituaries
SpartaSparta Independent05/18/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
State-Wide CountyNJBIZ01/16/2006 – 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
TabernacleTabernacle Sun07/11/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TeaneckTeaneck Suburbanite01/07/2010 – 11/03/2016Recent Obituaries
TrentonTimes03/21/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTimes of Trenton, The: Web Edition Articles01/15/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTrentonian04/12/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonClay Banner03/13/1844 – 03/13/18441Newspaper Archives
TrentonCrisis09/26/1832 – 10/03/18322Newspaper Archives
TrentonEmporium and True American06/16/1821 – 09/10/1847789Newspaper Archives
TrentonJacksonian10/08/1828 – 10/08/18281Newspaper Archives
TrentonMiscellany06/10/1805 – 12/02/180526Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew Jersey State Gazette09/19/1792 – 12/31/1799191Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew Jersey Volunteer09/21/1865 – 11/16/18652Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew-Jersey Gazette03/04/1778 – 11/27/1786433Newspaper Archives
TrentonRepublican Privateer10/13/1852 – 10/13/18521Newspaper Archives
TrentonSentinel06/26/1880 – 11/13/1882117Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton Evening Times01/07/1883 – 03/16/199337482Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton Federalist12/02/1800 – 12/27/1824740Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton State Gazette01/12/1847 – 12/31/189810124Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrue American03/10/1801 – 09/21/1818622Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton Times12/06/1883 – 12/31/1891261Newspaper Archives
Upper TownshipUpper Township Gazette11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Verona, Cedar GroveVerona-Cedar Grove Times01/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VinelandNew Jersey Farmer and Artisan08/17/1875 – 09/21/18755Newspaper Archives
VinelandDaily Advertiser06/01/1875 – 09/25/187516Newspaper Archives
VinelandVineland Weekly01/02/1875 – 12/25/187552Newspaper Archives
VinelandVineland Advertiser03/06/1875 – 09/02/187651Newspaper Archives
VoorheesVoorhees Sun04/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WarrenWarren Reporter06/28/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WayneWayne Today10/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West MilfordAIM West Milford10/09/2009 – 11/03/2016Recent Obituaries
West MilfordWest Milford Messenger01/07/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestfieldWestfield Record-Press06/10/2005 – 09/26/2008Recent Obituaries
WildwoodWildwood Leader05/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WilliamstownPlain Dealer11/01/2002 – 01/22/2009Recent Obituaries
Willingboro, BurlingtonBurlington County Times12/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Willingboro, BurlingtonBurlington County Times: Web Edition Articles12/27/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodbridgeWoodbridge Sentinel11/05/2003 – 12/09/2009Recent Obituaries
WoodburyGloucester County Times12/24/2004 – 11/05/2012Recent Obituaries
WoodburyGloucester County Times, The: Web Edition Articles03/12/2007 – 10/16/2012Recent Obituaries
WoodburyConstitution, and Farmers’ and Mechanics’ Advertiser09/23/1834 – 09/13/18766Newspaper Archives
WoodburyGloucester Farmer01/01/1817 – 01/01/18171Newspaper Archives
WoodburyWoodbury Daily Times02/03/1897 – 12/30/19225522Newspaper Archives
Woodland ParkHerald News07/30/1998 – 08/26/2016Recent Obituaries

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