Whether you are looking for people, places, dates, or publications, our free newspaper archive search allows you to drill down and find exactly what you are looking for. If you are looking for specific stories or content, you may search by date, location, and name or keyword. If you want to learn something new about your favorite topics, check out our curated collections.
Whether you are looking for a person, event, or subject, compile all of your known information. Keep track of dates, names, and locations.
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Obituaries are an excellent resource for genealogy research. Obituaries often provide death dates, family names, and other vital information that will help you grow your family tree, but obituaries also offer memories and stories. Learn about your ancestors’ lives through obituaries.
While government and church records are typically the go-to for family history research, newspapers may surprise you with their wealth of family history help.
Searching through our records, you may stumble upon a news announcement for a family business or a photograph or an ancestor’s graduating class. You may find mentions of names, dates, or other important information that will help you fill out your family tree.
When other records fail, old newspapers often fill in the gaps. In newspapers, you can find information about:
These articles and more can help you fill in your family tree and trace your line back even further. They also bring you priceless stories that help you build your family narrative. Dive into your Newspaper Archive search and find your family!