Historical U.S. Free Online Protestant Newspapers

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For those of you who have Protestant ancestors in your family tree, there are lots of newspapers that have been published in the past that may help you find some information and stories about your ancestors. So not only are the city or town newspapers great to research, but also the “specialty” newspapers, such as church newspapers, for example.

Take a look at these sites and search them for info about your ancestors. There are 93 listed here from 23 different states. If you know of any others, please let me know in the comments.

(Updated December, 2020; recently added links are in BOLD)

Alabama

Arizona

California

Colorado

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Missouri

Nebraska

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Good Luck and Happy Hunting!

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5 Comments

  1. Thanks for providing this great, informative blog! Three of the Georgia papers on this page don’t have links. Will those be added eventually?

  2. The Baptist Inquirer…published in New York during late 1800’s?
    Husbands god Robert Brady publisher. Unable to locate any digital copies or where original copies located.
    Thank You!

  3. There are many copies of The Primitive Baptist, published in North Carolina, on archive.org.

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