Vermont Archives: 119 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Vermont, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online VT newspaper archives: 119 titles to help you search your family history in the “Green Mountain State,” providing coverage from 1781 to Today. There are more than 12.7 million articles and records in our online Vermont newspaper archives!

Photo: Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont
Photo: Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont. Credit: Jared C. Benedict; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Vermont Newspaper Archives (1781 – 2006)

Search Vermont Recent Obituaries (1999 – Current)

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

Here is a complete list of Vermont 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 VT newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range * Collection
Barre Times Argus 03/07/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bellows Falls Vermont Intelligencer 01/01/1817 – 12/30/1822 Newspaper Archives
Bellows Falls Bellows Falls Gazette 12/01/1838 – 05/30/1851 Newspaper Archives
Bennington World 10/19/1807 – 03/27/1809 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 05/04/1847 – 10/10/1850 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 03/17/1847 – 12/27/1848 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 12/14/1872 – 12/22/1876 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 06/05/1783 – 02/16/1847 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Tablet of the Times 01/05/1797 – 08/31/1797 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Ploughman; or, Republican Federalist 07/27/1801 – 02/01/1802 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Green-Mountain Farmer 04/17/1809 – 06/10/1816 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Epitome of the World 02/10/1807 – 10/12/1807 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Bennington News-Letter 03/25/1811 – 08/14/1815 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Bennington Banner 02/27/1841 – 12/31/1885 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Bennington Banner 11/18/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brandon Rutland and Addison County Whig 03/12/1840 – 08/20/1840 Newspaper Archives
Brandon Northern Visitor 01/01/1858 – 03/07/1861 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Vermont Record and Farmer 01/01/1868 – 12/29/1876 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Vermont Phoenix 10/24/1834 – 12/29/1882 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Semi-weekly Eagle 08/10/1847 – 12/09/1852 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Reporter 02/21/1803 – 12/05/1820 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Independent Inquirer 09/14/1833 – 09/06/1834 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Flail 07/14/1840 – 09/01/1840 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Federal Galaxy 01/06/1797 – 01/17/1803 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Brattleboro Reformer 06/07/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brattleboro Brattleboro Messenger 12/24/1821 – 08/29/1834 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro American Yeoman 02/04/1817 – 01/27/1818 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Voice of the People 08/29/1866 – 08/29/1866 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Vermont Centinel 03/19/1801 – 07/12/1850 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Mercury 06/03/1796 – 03/24/1797 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Gazette 09/09/1814 – 01/28/1819 Newspaper Archives
Burlington American Repertory 09/28/1821 – 03/25/1823 Newspaper Archives
Chelsea Vermont Advocate 01/12/1830 – 07/30/1834 Newspaper Archives
Chester Green Mountain Palladium 06/22/1807 – 04/12/1808 Newspaper Archives
Chester Chester Telegraph 03/29/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colchester Colchester Sun 01/27/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Danville North Star 01/08/1807 – 01/26/1889 Newspaper Archives
Essex Junction Essex Reporter 12/30/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fair Haven Farmer’s Library. or, Fairhaven Telegraphe 08/17/1795 – 04/03/1798 Newspaper Archives
Granville World’s Paper 07/03/1857 – 06/01/1866 Newspaper Archives
Manchester Vermont Express 08/30/1836 – 08/30/1836 Newspaper Archives
Manchester Manchester Journal 04/06/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Vermont Mirror 09/30/1812 – 09/18/1816 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Vermont Farmer, and Northern Silk-Grower 11/19/1839 – 10/14/1840 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Vermont Eagle 08/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Valley Voice 02/28/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Religious Reporter 04/08/1820 – 09/30/1820 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury New Market Press 08/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury National Standard 08/30/1815 – 12/26/1820 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Middlebury Mercury 12/16/1801 – 07/04/1810 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Middlebury Campus, The: Middlebury College 01/16/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Green Mountain Outlook 08/05/2011 – 01/21/2016 Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Columbian Patriot 09/01/1813 – 08/23/1815 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Christian Messenger 11/06/1816 – 11/23/1819 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Christian Herald 09/25/1816 – 10/30/1816 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Addison County Independent 12/27/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Milton Milton Independent 10/18/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Montpelier Watchman 11/20/1807 – 12/31/1873 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Vermont Precursor 11/22/1806 – 11/13/1807 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Universalist Watchman, Embracing the Impartialist and Christian Repository 06/30/1838 – 06/22/1839 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Universalist Watchman and Christian Repository 12/14/1839 – 07/11/1846 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier State Journal 10/25/1832 – 10/25/1832 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Harrisonian 03/10/1840 – 07/01/1840 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Freemen’s Press 08/25/1809 – 08/27/1812 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Christian Repository 07/24/1851 – 05/21/1870 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Christian Messenger 01/05/1848 – 12/25/1873 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Argus and Patriot 07/09/1863 – 12/30/1908 Newspaper Archives
Newport Newport Daily Express 07/24/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Northfield Vermont Christian Messenger 04/06/1853 – 11/05/1859 Newspaper Archives
Northfield Star of Vermont and Farmer’s Register 10/21/1854 – 10/20/1855 Newspaper Archives
Northfield Northfield News 09/25/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Peacham Green Mountain Patriot 02/23/1798 – 01/27/1810 Newspaper Archives
Poultney Poultney Gazette 11/05/1822 – 12/31/1823 Newspaper Archives
Putney Argus 03/16/1797 – 02/26/1799 Newspaper Archives
Randolph Weekly Wanderer 01/24/1801 – 04/06/1810 Newspaper Archives
Randolph Vermont Luminary, or, Orange Gazette, Masonic Reformer, and Christian Watchman 04/01/1829 – 04/01/1829 Newspaper Archives
Royalton Vermont Advocate and White River Advertiser 11/21/1827 – 03/11/1829 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Vermont Mercury 03/29/1802 – 03/12/1804 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Vermont Courier 07/25/1808 – 05/30/1810 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Rutland Herald 12/08/1794 – 12/29/1818 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Rutland Herald 10/01/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rutland Herald of Vermont 06/25/1792 – 09/10/1792 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Farmers’ Library 04/01/1793 – 11/29/1794 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Vermont State Paper 06/23/1835 – 04/26/1836 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Transcript 03/22/1873 – 07/30/1874 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Messenger 01/25/1838 – 10/12/1933 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Messenger 12/04/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Albans St. Albans Daily Messenger 04/24/1861 – 04/29/2006 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Adviser 03/10/1808 – 01/28/1809 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Advertiser 12/19/1873 – 07/05/1878 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Franklin County Advertiser 07/26/1810 – 10/29/1810 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Champlain Reporter 05/11/1809 – 06/28/1810 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans American Repertory 05/15/1823 – 12/26/1833 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Vermont Farmer 10/31/1873 – 08/25/1876 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury Republican 08/07/1907 – 08/07/1907 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Farmer’s Herald 07/15/1828 – 03/02/1831 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record 09/03/1918 – 12/31/1926 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record 01/05/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Johnsbury Caledonian 08/08/1837 – 09/18/1918 Newspaper Archives
Swanton Loco foco 08/22/1839 – 08/22/1839 Newspaper Archives
Vergennes Vergennes Gazette and Vermont and New-York Advertiser 08/30/1798 – 10/08/1801 Newspaper Archives
Westminster Vermont Gazette or Green-Mountain Post-Boy 04/02/1781 – 09/27/1781 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Washingtonian 07/23/1810 – 01/22/1816 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Republican 01/02/1809 – 10/09/1834 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Journal 06/20/1844 – 10/20/1877 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Farmer 01/01/1836 – 12/01/1836 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Valley Farmer 12/28/1867 – 01/11/1868 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Spooner’s Vermont Journal 08/07/1783 – 11/04/1826 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Post-Boy 01/01/1805 – 03/31/1807 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Morning Ray, or, Impartial Oracle 11/15/1791 – 09/25/1792 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Working-man’s Gazette 09/23/1830 – 08/23/1831 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Woodstock Observer 01/11/1820 – 06/05/1832 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Whig Advocate 06/22/1842 – 09/19/1842 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Vermont Mercury 04/06/1837 – 02/08/1855 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Vermont Courier and Farmer’s, Manufacturer’s and Mechanic’s Advocate 09/02/1831 – 01/02/1835 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Pulse of the People 07/25/1840 – 10/24/1840 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Green Mountain Farmer 03/14/1856 – 02/27/1857 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Gospel Banner 10/06/1827 – 10/06/1827 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Coon Hunter 10/12/1844 – 10/12/1844 Newspaper Archives

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