Vermont Archives: 124 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Vermont, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online VT newspaper archives: 124 titles to help you search your family history in the “Green Mountain State,” providing coverage from 1781 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Vermont newspaper archives!

Photo: the Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont
Photo: the 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 – Today)

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 Years of Coverage Issues Available Collection
Barre Times Argus 03/07/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bellows Falls Bellows Falls Gazette 12/01/1838 – 05/30/1851 531 Newspaper Archives
Bellows Falls Vermont Intelligencer 01/01/1817 – 12/30/1822 306 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Bennington Banner 11/18/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bennington Bennington Banner 02/27/1841 – 12/31/1885 1936 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Bennington News-Letter 03/25/1811 – 08/14/1815 147 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Epitome of the World 02/10/1807 – 10/12/1807 34 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Green-Mountain Farmer 04/17/1809 – 06/10/1816 338 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Ploughman; or, Republican Federalist 07/27/1801 – 02/01/1802 21 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Tablet of the Times 01/05/1797 – 08/31/1797 35 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 06/05/1783 – 02/16/1847 2674 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 12/14/1872 – 12/22/1876 200 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 03/17/1847 – 12/27/1848 69 Newspaper Archives
Bennington Vermont Gazette 05/04/1847 – 10/10/1850 159 Newspaper Archives
Bennington World 10/19/1807 – 03/27/1809 70 Newspaper Archives
Brandon Northern Visitor 01/01/1858 – 03/07/1861 159 Newspaper Archives
Brandon Rutland and Addison County Whig 03/12/1840 – 08/20/1840 3 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Brattleboro Reformer 06/07/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brattleboro Brattleboro Messenger 12/24/1821 – 08/29/1834 376 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro American Yeoman 02/04/1817 – 01/27/1818 52 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Federal Galaxy 01/06/1797 – 01/17/1803 280 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Flail 07/14/1840 – 09/01/1840 2 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Independent Inquirer 09/14/1833 – 09/06/1834 52 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Reporter 02/21/1803 – 12/05/1820 545 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Semi-weekly Eagle 08/10/1847 – 12/09/1852 550 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Vermont Phoenix 10/24/1834 – 12/29/1882 1565 Newspaper Archives
Brattleboro Vermont Record and Farmer 01/01/1868 – 12/29/1876 474 Newspaper Archives
Burlington American Repertory 09/28/1821 – 03/25/1823 80 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Gazette 09/09/1814 – 01/28/1819 127 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Mercury 06/03/1796 – 03/24/1797 21 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Vermont Centinel 03/19/1801 – 07/12/1850 1007 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Voice of the People 08/29/1866 – 08/29/1866 1 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Times 10/22/1864 – 02/02/1865 2 Newspaper Archives
Burlington Burlington Weekly Free Press 01/08/1836 – 05/06/1915 3635 Newspaper Archives
Chelsea Vermont Advocate 01/12/1830 – 07/30/1834 65 Newspaper Archives
Chester Chester Telegraph 03/29/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Chester Green Mountain Palladium 06/22/1807 – 04/12/1808 24 Newspaper Archives
Chester Message for the Week 03/02/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colchester Colchester Sun 01/27/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
County VTDigger.org New 08/16/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Danville North Star 01/08/1807 – 01/26/1889 539 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 21 Newspaper Archives
Granville World’s Paper 07/03/1857 – 06/01/1866 17 Newspaper Archives
Manchester Manchester Journal 04/06/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Manchester Vermont Express 08/30/1836 – 08/30/1836 1 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Addison County Independent 12/27/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Green Mountain Outlook 08/05/2011 – 01/21/2016 Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Middlebury Campus, The: Middlebury College 01/16/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury New Market Press 08/03/2011 – 01/21/2016 Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Valley Voice 02/28/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Vermont Eagle 08/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Middlebury Vermont Farmer, and Northern Silk-Grower 11/19/1839 – 10/14/1840 5 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Christian Herald 09/25/1816 – 10/30/1816 6 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Christian Messenger 11/06/1816 – 11/23/1819 150 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Columbian Patriot 09/01/1813 – 08/23/1815 104 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Middlebury Mercury 12/16/1801 – 07/04/1810 437 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury National Standard 08/30/1815 – 12/26/1820 235 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Religious Reporter 04/08/1820 – 09/30/1820 26 Newspaper Archives
Middlebury Vermont Mirror 09/30/1812 – 09/18/1816 209 Newspaper Archives
Milton Milton Independent 04/12/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Montpelier Christian Messenger 01/05/1848 – 07/31/1879 1138 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Argus and Patriot 07/09/1863 – 12/30/1908 1781 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Christian Repository 07/24/1851 – 05/21/1870 217 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Freemen’s Press 08/25/1809 – 08/27/1812 36 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Harrisonian 03/10/1840 – 07/01/1840 14 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier State Journal 10/25/1832 – 10/25/1832 1 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Universalist Watchman and Christian Repository 12/14/1839 – 07/11/1846 248 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Universalist Watchman, Embracing the Impartialist and Christian Repository 06/30/1838 – 06/22/1839 52 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Vermont Precursor 11/22/1806 – 11/13/1807 52 Newspaper Archives
Montpelier Watchman 11/20/1807 – 12/31/1873 2651 Newspaper Archives
Newport Newport Daily Express 07/24/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Northfield Northfield News 09/25/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Northfield Star of Vermont and Farmer’s Register 10/21/1854 – 10/20/1855 52 Newspaper Archives
Northfield Vermont Christian Messenger 04/06/1853 – 11/05/1859 235 Newspaper Archives
Peacham Green Mountain Patriot 02/23/1798 – 01/27/1810 488 Newspaper Archives
Poultney Poultney Gazette 11/05/1822 – 12/31/1823 48 Newspaper Archives
Putney Argus 03/16/1797 – 02/26/1799 59 Newspaper Archives
Randolph Vermont Luminary, or, Orange Gazette, Masonic Reformer, and Christian Watchman 04/01/1829 – 04/01/1829 1 Newspaper Archives
Randolph Weekly Wanderer 01/24/1801 – 04/06/1810 407 Newspaper Archives
Royalton Vermont Advocate and White River Advertiser 11/21/1827 – 03/11/1829 2 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Rutland Herald 10/01/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rutland Farmers’ Library 04/01/1793 – 11/29/1794 87 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Herald of Vermont 06/25/1792 – 09/10/1792 12 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Rutland Herald 12/08/1794 – 12/29/1818 987 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Vermont Courier 07/25/1808 – 05/30/1810 96 Newspaper Archives
Rutland Vermont Mercury 03/29/1802 – 03/12/1804 67 Newspaper Archives
Springfield Springfield Reporter 01/06/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Albans St. Albans Messenger 12/04/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Albans American Repertory 05/15/1823 – 12/26/1833 444 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Champlain Reporter 05/11/1809 – 06/28/1810 3 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Franklin County Advertiser 07/26/1810 – 10/29/1810 5 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Advertiser 12/19/1873 – 07/05/1878 139 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Adviser 03/10/1808 – 01/28/1809 42 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Daily Messenger 04/24/1861 – 04/29/2006 28847 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Messenger 01/25/1838 – 10/12/1933 2562 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans St. Albans Transcript 03/22/1873 – 07/30/1874 51 Newspaper Archives
St. Albans Vermont State Paper 06/23/1835 – 04/26/1836 43 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record 01/05/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Johnsbury Farmer’s Herald 07/15/1828 – 03/02/1831 6 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Vermont Farmer 10/31/1873 – 08/25/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Caledonian 08/08/1837 – 09/18/1918 4140 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record 10/13/1917 – 12/31/1926 2312 Newspaper Archives
St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury Republican 08/07/1907 – 08/07/1907 1 Newspaper Archives
Swanton Loco foco 08/22/1839 – 08/22/1839 1 Newspaper Archives
Vergennes Vergennes Gazette and Vermont and New-York Advertiser 08/30/1798 – 10/08/1801 155 Newspaper Archives
Westminster Vermont Gazette or Green-Mountain Post-Boy 04/02/1781 – 09/27/1781 3 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Morning Ray, or, Impartial Oracle 11/15/1791 – 09/25/1792 25 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Post-Boy 01/01/1805 – 03/31/1807 112 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Spooner’s Vermont Journal 08/07/1783 – 11/04/1826 2134 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Valley Farmer 12/28/1867 – 01/11/1868 3 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Farmer 01/01/1836 – 12/01/1836 11 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Journal 06/20/1844 – 10/20/1877 595 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Vermont Republican 01/02/1809 – 10/09/1834 965 Newspaper Archives
Windsor Washingtonian 07/23/1810 – 01/22/1816 282 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Coon Hunter 10/12/1844 – 10/12/1844 1 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Gospel Banner 10/06/1827 – 10/06/1827 1 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Green Mountain Farmer 03/14/1856 – 02/27/1857 48 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Pulse of the People 07/25/1840 – 10/24/1840 11 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Vermont Mercury 04/06/1837 – 02/08/1855 669 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Whig Advocate 06/22/1842 – 09/19/1842 12 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Woodstock Observer 01/11/1820 – 06/05/1832 630 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Working-man’s Gazette 09/23/1830 – 08/23/1831 48 Newspaper Archives
Woodstock Vermont Courier and Farmer’s, Manufacturer’s and Mechanic’s Advocate 09/02/1831 – 01/02/1835 173 Newspaper Archives

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