Oklahoma Archives: 68 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Oklahoma, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online OK newspaper archives: 68 titles to help you search your family history in the “Sooner State,” providing coverage from 1845 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Oklahoma newspaper archives!

Photo: Grave Creek, McIntosh County, Oklahoma
Photo: Grave Creek, McIntosh County, Oklahoma. Credit: Thomas & Dianne Jones; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Oklahoma Newspaper Archives (1845 – 1923)

Search Oklahoma Recent Obituaries (1981 – Today)

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

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

City Title Years of Coverage Issues Available Collection
Ada Ada Evening News 10/29/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Altus Altus Times 08/01/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Alva Alva Review-Courier 09/05/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Antlers Antlers American 10/14/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ardmore Daily Ardmoreite 03/23/1997 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bartlesville Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise 06/29/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bethany Bethany Tribune 12/07/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Blackwell Blackwell Journal-Tribune 07/03/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Broken Arrow Broken Arrow Ledger 03/15/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Caddo Caddo Free Press 11/01/1878 – 11/01/1878 1 Newspaper Archives
Chickasha Express Star 03/31/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Claremore Claremore Daily Progress 07/03/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Coweta Coweta American 03/13/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Doaksville Choctaw Intelligencer 04/02/1851 – 04/02/1851 1 Newspaper Archives
Duncan Duncan Banner 04/26/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Durant Durant Daily Democrat 12/15/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Edmond Edmond Sun 10/24/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Enid Enid News and Eagle 08/01/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Eufaula Indian Journal 07/06/1895 – 07/06/1895 1 Newspaper Archives
Fairland American 10/04/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Washita Chickasaw Intelligencer 04/21/1855 – 04/21/1855 1 Newspaper Archives
Frederick Frederick Press-Leader 12/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Grove Grove Sun 02/25/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Guthrie Langston City Herald 04/30/1892 – 07/30/1892 14 Newspaper Archives
Guthrie Guthrie News Leader 01/10/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Guymon Guymon Daily Herald 05/30/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hobart Hobart Daily Republican 01/04/1907 – 06/30/1920 3656 Newspaper Archives
Hobart Hobart Democrat 01/10/1908 – 07/01/1909 5 Newspaper Archives
Hobart Hobart Weekly Chief 07/02/1908 – 12/31/1908 21 Newspaper Archives
Langston Langston City Herald 11/14/1891 – 03/30/1893 42 Newspaper Archives
Lawton Lawton Constitution 10/01/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
McAlester McAlester News-Capital & Democrat 12/04/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Miami Miami News-Record 12/03/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Miami Miami District Daily News 08/19/1917 – 01/31/1923 1627 Newspaper Archives
Miami Miami Record-Herald 07/28/1899 – 10/09/1903 161 Newspaper Archives
Miami Miami Weekly Herald 09/23/1899 – 11/20/1903 116 Newspaper Archives
Midwest City Midwest City Sun 07/10/2008 – 10/19/2009 Recent Obituaries
Moore American 01/03/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Muskogee Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat 02/18/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Norman Norman Transcript 09/19/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Nowata Nowata Star 10/03/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oklahoma City Oklahoman 11/02/1981 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oklahoma City Oklahoman, The: Web Edition Articles 12/14/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman 01/25/1898 – 12/31/1913 1849 Newspaper Archives
Oklahoma City Guide 10/06/1898 – 08/01/1903 171 Newspaper Archives
Owasso Owasso Reporter 03/01/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pauls Valley Pauls Valley Daily Democrat 09/08/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pawhuska Pawhuska Journal-Capital 07/01/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Perry Perry Daily Journal 12/04/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Perry Noble County Sentinel 10/03/1901 – 09/01/1904 96 Newspaper Archives
Perry Perry Republican 01/01/1914 – 12/28/1922 466 Newspaper Archives
Poteau Poteau Daily News & Sun 07/29/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pryor Daily Times 12/26/2007 – 04/21/2017 Recent Obituaries
Sand Springs Sand Springs Leader 03/18/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Shawnee Shawnee News-Star 10/08/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Skiatook Skiatook Journal 03/13/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Stillwater Stillwater News Press 09/11/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tahlequah Tahlequah Daily Press 12/29/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tahlequah Cherokee Advocate 01/23/1845 – 07/03/1897 950 Newspaper Archives
Tulsa Native American Times 10/27/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tulsa Tulsa World 01/01/1989 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tulsa Tulsa World 01/01/1911 – 12/31/1922 3988 Newspaper Archives
Tuttle Tuttle Times 03/29/2006 – 01/27/2010 Recent Obituaries
Vinita Vinita Daily Journal 11/10/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wagoner Wagoner Tribune 03/16/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Waurika Waurika News Democrat 02/11/2010 – 01/23/2015 Recent Obituaries
Weatherford Weatherford Daily News 11/27/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodward Woodward News 04/26/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries

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