Oklahoma Archives: 97 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Oklahoma, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online OK newspaper archives: 97 titles to help you search your family history in the “Sooner State,” providing coverage from 1810 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Oklahoma newspaper archives!

Photo: Grave Creek in McIntosh County, Oklahoma
Photo: Grave Creek in 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 (1810 – 1923)

Search Oklahoma Recent Obituaries (1981 – Today)

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

Here is the 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AdaAda Evening News10/29/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AltusAltus Times08/01/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AlvaAlva Review-Courier09/05/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AnadarkoAnadarko daily democrat11/20/1908 – 01/09/1914451Newspaper Archives
AnadarkoAnadarko daily democrat09/30/1901 – 12/09/1904364Newspaper Archives
AnadarkoAnadarko morning democrat07/17/1911 – 10/08/19124Newspaper Archives
AnadarkoDaily democrat09/11/1905 – 11/19/1908241Newspaper Archives
AnadarkoDaily democrat01/27/1914 – 08/31/191458Newspaper Archives
AntlersAntlers American10/14/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArdmoreDaily Ardmoreite03/23/1997 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArdmoreDaily Ardmoreite10/29/1893 – 12/31/19228630Newspaper Archives
AtokaBranding iron02/23/1884 – 03/15/18843Newspaper Archives
BartlesvilleBartlesville Examiner-Enterprise06/29/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BeaverBeaver herald02/07/1895 – 12/28/19221368Newspaper Archives
BethanyBethany Tribune12/07/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BlackwellBlackwell Journal-Tribune07/03/2013 – 09/18/2018Recent Obituaries
Broken ArrowBroken Arrow Ledger03/15/2006 – 12/08/2018Recent Obituaries
CaddoCaddo Free Press11/01/1878 – 11/01/18781Newspaper Archives
ChickashaExpress Star03/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChickashaChickasha daily express09/01/1900 – 12/30/19226212Newspaper Archives
ClaremoreClaremore Daily Progress07/03/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CowetaCoweta American03/13/2006 – 09/13/2016Recent Obituaries
DarlingtonCheyenne transporter08/25/1880 – 08/12/1886132Newspaper Archives
DoaksvilleChoctaw Intelligencer04/02/1851 – 04/02/18511Newspaper Archives
DuncanDuncan Banner04/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DurantDurant Daily Democrat12/15/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DurantDurant weekly news08/12/1904 – 12/29/1922466Newspaper Archives
EdmondEdmond Sun10/24/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElginFarmers’ champion11/14/1912 – 12/28/1921268Newspaper Archives
EnidEnid News and Eagle08/01/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EufaulaIndian Journal07/06/1895 – 07/06/18951Newspaper Archives
FairlandAmerican10/04/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort WashitaChickasaw Intelligencer04/21/1855 – 04/21/18551Newspaper Archives
FrederickFrederick Press-Leader12/03/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GroveGrove Sun02/25/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GuthrieLangston City Herald04/30/1892 – 07/30/189214Newspaper Archives
GuthrieGuthrie News Leader01/10/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GuthrieGuthrie daily leader09/03/1893 – 12/30/19228546Newspaper Archives
GuymonGuymon Daily Herald05/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HobartHobart Daily Republican01/04/1907 – 06/30/19203656Newspaper Archives
HobartHobart Democrat01/10/1908 – 07/01/19095Newspaper Archives
HobartHobart Weekly Chief07/02/1908 – 12/31/190821Newspaper Archives
KrebsOklahoma miner04/11/1912 – 02/09/1922141Newspaper Archives
LangstonLangston City Herald11/14/1891 – 03/30/189342Newspaper Archives
LangstonLangston City Herald11/17/1892 – 05/07/189865Newspaper Archives
LawtonLawton Constitution10/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
McAlesterMcAlester News-Capital & Democrat12/04/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiamiMiami News-Record12/03/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiamiMiami District Daily News08/19/1917 – 01/31/19231627Newspaper Archives
MiamiMiami Record-Herald07/28/1899 – 10/09/1903161Newspaper Archives
MiamiMiami Weekly Herald09/23/1899 – 11/20/1903116Newspaper Archives
Midwest CityMidwest City Sun07/10/2008 – 10/19/2009Recent Obituaries
MooreAmerican01/03/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MuskogeeMuskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat02/18/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MuskogeeMuskogee cimeter06/02/1904 – 08/27/1920298Newspaper Archives
NormanNorman Transcript09/19/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NowataNowata Star10/03/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityOklahoman11/02/1981 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityOklahoman, The: Web Edition Articles12/14/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityDaily Oklahoman01/25/1898 – 12/31/19131849Newspaper Archives
Oklahoma CityGuide10/06/1898 – 08/01/1903171Newspaper Archives
Oklahoma CityJournal Record10/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Oklahoma CityOklahoma City times12/03/1914 – 03/09/19201587Newspaper Archives
OwassoOwasso Reporter03/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Pauls ValleyPauls Valley Daily Democrat09/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PawhuskaPawhuska Journal-Capital07/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PerryPerry Daily Journal12/04/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PerryNoble County Sentinel10/03/1901 – 09/01/190496Newspaper Archives
PerryPerry Republican01/01/1914 – 12/28/1922466Newspaper Archives
PoteauPoteau Daily News & Sun07/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PryorDaily Times12/26/2007 – 04/21/2017Recent Obituaries
Sacred HeartIndian advocate01/01/1893 – 03/01/1910133Newspaper Archives
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
TahlequahTahlequah Daily Press12/29/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TahlequahCherokee Advocate01/23/1845 – 07/03/1897950Newspaper Archives
TulsaNative American Times10/27/2009 – 07/29/2016Recent Obituaries
TulsaTulsa World01/01/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TulsaTulsa World11/27/1810 – 01/01/19235298Newspaper Archives
TulsaTulsa Business & Legal News07/05/2006 – 04/14/2017Recent Obituaries
TulsaMorning Tulsa daily world12/21/1905 – 12/31/19224308Newspaper Archives
TulsaTulsa star04/11/1913 – 01/29/1921207Newspaper Archives
TuttleTuttle Times03/29/2006 – 01/27/2010Recent Obituaries
VinitaVinita Daily Journal11/10/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VinitaDaily chieftain10/03/1898 – 12/15/19021287Newspaper Archives
VinitaDaily Indian chieftain09/23/1891 – 10/06/18926Newspaper Archives
VinitaIndian chieftain09/29/1882 – 12/18/19021037Newspaper Archives
VinitaVinita daily chieftain12/16/1902 – 01/31/19132326Newspaper Archives
VinitaVinita weekly chieftain12/25/1902 – 03/19/1908266Newspaper Archives
VinitaWeekly chieftain03/26/1908 – 12/27/1912244Newspaper Archives
WagonerWagoner Tribune03/16/2006 – 09/13/2016Recent Obituaries
WagonerWagoner County American-Tribune09/18/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaurikaWaurika News Democrat02/11/2010 – 01/23/2015Recent Obituaries
WeatherfordWeatherford Daily News11/27/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodwardWoodward News04/26/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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