New Jersey Archives: 145 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Although New Jersey is the 4th smallest state in the Union, it is the 11th most populous—and the most densely populated state in the country. One of the 13 original United States, New Jersey was the location of several major battles during the American Revolutionary War, making our historical newspaper collection a rich genealogy resource for researching your Revolutionary roots.

photo of the Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey
Photo: Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey. Credit: Merle9999; Wikimedia Commons.

If you are researching your ancestry from New Jersey, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online New Jersey newspaper archives: 145 titles to help you search your family history in “The Garden State,” providing coverage from 1777 to Today. There are more than 69 million newspaper articles and records in our online NJ archives!

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

Search New Jersey Newspaper Archives (1777 – 1993)

Search New Jersey Recent Obituaries (1985 – Current)

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

CityTitleDate RangeCollection
Andover, Stanhope, NewtonTownship Journal1/12/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Atlantic CityPress of Atlantic City1/1/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BayonneBayonne Journal4/4/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BellevilleBelleville Times1/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bergenfield, Dumont, New MilfordTwin-Boro News1/7/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BerlinRecord Breeze6/17/2005 – 5/21/2009Recent Obituaries
BloomfieldBloomfield Life10/22/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bloomingdale, WanaqueSuburban Trends10/3/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrickBrick Township Bulletin11/6/2002 – 1/21/2010Recent Obituaries
BridgetonBridgeton Evening News2/13/1879 – 1/1/1923Newspaper Archives
BridgetonWashington Whig7/31/1815 – 9/13/1834Newspaper Archives
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County7/31/2004 – 11/3/2012Recent Obituaries
BridgetonNews of Cumberland County, The: Web Edition Articles4/27/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BurlingtonBurlington Advertiser4/13/1790 – 12/13/1791Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonRural Visitor7/30/1810 – 7/22/1811Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonNew-Jersey Gazette12/5/1777 – 2/25/1778Newspaper Archives
CamdenCamden Democrat1/7/1860 – 12/25/1875Newspaper Archives
CliftonClifton Journal4/4/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CollingswoodRetrospect1/6/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle6/9/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CranfordCranford Chronicle, The: Web Edition Articles10/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
East BrunswickEast Brunswick Sentinel11/4/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EdgewaterEdgewater View12/18/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Edison, MetuchenEdison-Metuchen Sentinel10/15/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Pilot3/22/1860 – 2/20/1915Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityDer Zeitgeist4/6/1867 – 3/23/1872Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityAtlantic Democrat4/6/1861 – 7/26/1862Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Beobachter1/13/1859 – 4/28/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityPilot12/18/1858 – 3/19/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityWochentliche Anzeiger6/4/1859 – 8/6/1859Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Aurora8/18/1860 – 11/28/1860Newspaper Archives
Egg Harbor CityBeobachter Am Egg Harbor River10/2/1858 – 12/25/1858Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownNew-Jersey Journal5/10/1786 – 12/29/1818Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownFederal Republican1/25/1803 – 1/17/1804Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownPolitical Intelligencer4/20/1785 – 5/3/1786Newspaper Archives
Emerson, Hillsdale, MontvalePascack Valley Community Life10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnglewoodNorthern Valley Suburbanite1/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairlawnCommunity News1/7/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FairlawnGazette1/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat: Web Edition Articles8/7/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHorse News6/30/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlemingtonHunterdon County Democrat6/17/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort LeeFort Lee Suburbanite12/11/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Franklin Lakes, OaklandFranklin Lakes-Oakland Suburban News11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FreeholdAtlanticville11/4/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FrenchtownDelaware Valley News2/12/2004 – 9/25/2008Recent Obituaries
Glen RidgeGlen Ridge Voice10/12/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Glen RockGlen Rock Gazette11/5/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HackensackRecord1/2/1985 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HackensackHackensack Chronicle4/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HaddonfieldHaddon Herald12/27/2000 – 12/11/2008Recent Obituaries
HobokenHudson Reporter Publications1/3/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Howell, Jackson, Lakewood, PlumsteadTri-Town News11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityJersey Journal5/2/1867 – 6/30/1962Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey City News1/2/1902 – 3/31/1902Newspaper Archives
Jersey CityJersey Journal, The: Web Edition Articles7/31/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityCity Journal6/3/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Jersey CityWaterfront Journal7/24/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KearnyKearny Journal6/19/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KinnelonArgus12/16/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lafayette, Oak Ridge, Ogdensburg, Stockholm, Sussex, Wantage, VernonAdvertiser-News6/9/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LeoniaLeonia Life1/22/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Little Falls, TotowaPassaic Valley Today10/8/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MahwahMahwah Suburban News3/10/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ManalapanNews Transcript3/10/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Maple ShadeMaple Shade Progress8/18/2006 – 6/5/2009Recent Obituaries
May’s LandingAtlantic Journal10/13/1859 – 10/24/1862Newspaper Archives
MedfordCentral Record3/22/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Middletown, HazletIndependent1/5/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Midland ParkMidland Park Suburban News6/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Millburn, Short HillsItem of Millburn and Short Hills4/15/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Millstone, Englishtown, AllentownExaminer1/31/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontclairMontclair Times4/1/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MoorestownNewsweekly11/14/2003 – 1/22/2009Recent Obituaries
MorristownPalladium of Liberty5/5/1808 – 12/26/1822Newspaper Archives
MorristownGenius of Liberty5/24/1798 – 3/5/1811Newspaper Archives
Mount PleasantJersey Chronicle5/2/1795 – 4/30/1796Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickJewish Journal9/5/1956 – 8/27/1971Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickNew Brunswick Fredonian4/24/1811 – 12/30/1829Newspaper Archives
New BrunswickPolitical Intelligencer10/14/1783 – 4/5/1785Newspaper Archives
New EgyptNew Egypt Press10/18/2001 – 1/22/2009Recent Obituaries
NewarkNewark Star-Ledger1/1/1964 – 12/31/1984Newspaper Archives
NewarkNewark Daily Advertiser3/28/1832 – 12/29/1866Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew Jersey Deutsche Zeitung4/12/1880 – 6/30/1898Newspaper Archives
NewarkCentinel Of Freedom10/5/1796 – 9/19/1876Newspaper Archives
NewarkJewish Chronicle10/14/1921 – 1/8/1943Newspaper Archives
NewarkNew-Jersey Telescope11/4/1808 – 11/7/1809Newspaper Archives
NewarkStar-Ledger2/13/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewarkStar-Ledger, The: Web Edition Articles7/10/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NewtonAIM Sussex County11/6/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
North Brunswick, South BrunswickNorth-South Brunswick Sentinel1/3/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NutleyNutley Sun10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Old BridgeSuburban11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ParsippanyParsippany Life10/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PembertonCommunity News1/30/2004 – 3/5/2009Recent Obituaries
PenningtonPennington Post1/15/2003 – 6/11/2009Recent Obituaries
RahwayEast-Jersey Republican5/22/1816 – 7/3/1816Newspaper Archives
RamseyRamsey Suburban News10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Red BankHub11/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown News1/7/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodSuburban News – A Publication of The Ridgewood News1/14/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodTown Journal1/7/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RidgewoodRidgewood News10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RockawayAIM Jefferson12/18/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RutherfordSouth Bergenite10/8/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemSalem Messenger and Public Advertiser11/17/1819 – 4/25/1832Newspaper Archives
SalemToday’s Sunbeam7/29/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemToday’s Sunbeam: Web Edition Articles1/21/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SecaucusSecaucus Journal5/20/2004 – 2/4/2010Recent Obituaries
SecaucusJersey Journal1/16/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SecaucusHudson Dispatch4/15/2010 – 10/20/2011Recent Obituaries
SewellNews Report8/26/2004 – 1/22/2009Recent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles1/24/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SomervilleChronicle6/11/2005 – 3/3/2007Recent Obituaries
SomervilleMessenger-Gazette6/9/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SpartaSparta Independent5/18/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New ProvidenceIndependent Press8/2/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Summit, Berkeley Heights, New ProvidenceIndependent Press: Web Edition Articles10/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TeaneckTeaneck Suburbanite10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTrenton Evening Times1/7/1883 – 3/15/1993Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton State Gazette1/12/1847 – 12/31/1898Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrenton Federalist12/2/1800 – 12/27/1824Newspaper Archives
TrentonTrue American3/10/1801 – 9/21/1818Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew-Jersey Gazette3/4/1778 – 11/27/1786Newspaper Archives
TrentonSentinel6/26/1880 – 11/13/1882Newspaper Archives
TrentonNew Jersey State Gazette9/19/1792 – 12/31/1799Newspaper Archives
TrentonEmporium and true american6/16/1827 – 12/13/1828Newspaper Archives
TrentonMiscellany6/10/1805 – 12/2/1805Newspaper Archives
TrentonTimes of Trenton, The: Web Edition Articles1/15/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TrentonTrentonian4/12/2000 – 2/20/2012Recent Obituaries
TrentonTimes3/21/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Verona, Cedar GroveVerona-Cedar Grove Times10/2/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WarrenWarren Reporter6/28/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WayneWayne Today10/14/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West MilfordAIM West Milford10/9/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West MilfordWest Milford Messenger1/7/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestfieldWestfield Record-Press6/10/2005 – 9/26/2008Recent Obituaries
WilliamstownPlain Dealer11/1/2002 – 1/22/2009Recent Obituaries
Willingboro, BurlingtonBurlington County Times12/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodbridgeWoodbridge Sentinel11/5/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburyWoodbury Daily Times2/3/1897 – 12/30/1922Newspaper Archives
WoodburyGloucester County Times12/24/2004 – 11/5/2012Recent Obituaries
WoodburyGloucester County Times, The: Web Edition Articles3/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburySouth Jersey Times11/9/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Woodland ParkHerald News7/30/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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