Over 2,400 new entries added to the Fargo Forum Obituary Index

Thanks to the indexing work of volunteer Elaine Linke of Fargo 2,453 additional entries have been added to the Fargo Forum Obituary Index database. The new entries cover the period of August 19 1909 to January 16, 1911.  It continues her earlier indexing that begins with the 1892 Fargo Forum. Her indexing includes both published obituaries as well as notices of death. Currently the database has almost 76,000 entries.

The Institute for Regional Studies has a complete run of the Fargo Forum newspaper and are available for public use. The Institute does provide a copy service for obituaries as well as other articles found in the newspaper. Contact information is provided on the database site.