Oklahoma Archives: 66 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Oklahoma, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online OK newspaper archives: 66 titles to help you search your family history in the “Sooner State,” providing coverage from 1851 to Today. There are more than 3 million articles and records in our online Oklahoma newspaper archives!

Photo: Oklahoma state welcome sign on the west edge of the Oklahoma panhandle
Photo: Oklahoma state welcome sign on the west edge of the Oklahoma panhandle. Credit: Okiefromokla; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Oklahoma Newspaper Archives (1851 – 1923)

Search Oklahoma Recent Obituaries (1981 – Current)

Illustration: Oklahoma state flag
Illustration: Oklahoma state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a list of online Oklahoma 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 OK newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
AdaAda Evening News10/29/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AltusAltus Times01/14/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AlvaAlva Review-Courier09/05/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AntlersAntlers American10/14/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArdmoreDaily Ardmoreite03/23/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BartlesvilleBartlesville Examiner-Enterprise06/29/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BethanyBethany Tribune12/07/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Broken ArrowBroken Arrow Ledger03/15/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CaddoCaddo Free Press11/01/1878 – 11/01/1878Newspaper Archives
ChickashaExpress Star03/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClaremoreClaremore Daily Progress07/03/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CowetaCoweta American03/13/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DoaksvilleChoctaw Intelligencer04/02/1851 – 04/02/1851Newspaper Archives
DuncanDuncan Banner04/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DurantDurant Daily Democrat10/29/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EdmondEdmond Sun10/24/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnidEnid News and Eagle08/01/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EufaulaIndian Journal07/06/1895 – 07/06/1895Newspaper Archives
FairlandAmerican10/04/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort WashitaChickasaw Intelligencer04/21/1855 – 04/21/1855Newspaper Archives
FrederickFrederick Press-Leader12/03/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GroveGrove Sun02/25/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GuthrieLangston City Herald04/30/1892 – 07/30/1892Newspaper Archives
GuymonGuymon Daily Herald05/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HobartHobart Daily Republican01/04/1907 – 06/30/1920Newspaper Archives
HobartHobart Democrat01/10/1908 – 07/01/1909Newspaper Archives
HobartHobart Weekly Chief07/02/1908 – 12/31/1908Newspaper Archives
LangstonLangston City Herald11/14/1891 – 03/30/1893Newspaper Archives
LawtonLawton Constitution10/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
McAlesterMcAlester News-Capital & Democrat12/04/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiamiMiami District Daily News08/19/1917 – 01/31/1923Newspaper Archives
MiamiMiami News-Record12/03/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiamiMiami Record-Herald07/28/1899 – 10/09/1903Newspaper Archives
MiamiMiami Weekly Herald09/23/1899 – 11/20/1903Newspaper Archives
Midwest CityMidwest City Sun07/10/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MooreAmerican01/03/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MuskogeeMuskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat02/18/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NormanNorman Transcript09/19/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NowataNowata Star10/03/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityDaily Oklahoman01/25/1898 – 12/31/1913Newspaper Archives
Oklahoma CityGuide10/06/1898 – 08/01/1903Newspaper Archives
Oklahoma CityOklahoman11/02/1981 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityOklahoman, The: Web Edition Articles12/14/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OwassoOwasso Reporter03/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Pauls ValleyPauls Valley Daily Democrat09/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PawhuskaPawhuska Journal-Capital07/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PerryNoble County Sentinel10/03/1901 – 09/01/1904Newspaper Archives
PerryPerry Daily Journal12/04/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PerryPerry Republican01/01/1914 – 12/28/1922Newspaper Archives
PoteauPoteau Daily News & Sun07/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PryorDaily Times12/26/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sand SpringsSand Springs Leader03/18/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ShawneeShawnee News-Star10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SkiatookSkiatook Journal03/13/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
StillwaterStillwater News Press09/11/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TahlequahCherokee Advocate04/29/1871 – 07/03/1897Newspaper Archives
TahlequahTahlequah Daily Press12/29/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TulsaNative American Times10/27/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TulsaTulsa World01/01/1911 – 12/31/1922Newspaper Archives
TulsaTulsa World01/01/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TuttleTuttle Times03/29/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VinitaVinita Daily Journal11/10/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WagonerWagoner Tribune03/16/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaurikaWaurika News Democrat02/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WeatherfordWeatherford Daily News11/27/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodwardWoodward News04/26/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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