Class of 1889
Graduation Essay: “Voices of Nature”
Born: June 1, 1870, Cabarrus Co., North Carolina
Death: October 18, 1965, North Carolina
Parents: George Washington Blackwelder and Amy Selian Lippard
Husband: Rev. Prof. James Henry Cornelius Fisher.
Married: August 3, 1897
Katherine Brown Fisher Barrier (1899-1977)
Amy Louise Fisher Barrier (1901-1990)
Mary Virginia Fisher (1903-1978)
Henry Lee Fisher, Sr. (1909-1971)
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
Source: www.findagrave.com, 30145736,
From Our Church Paper (New Market, VA), Vol. 25, No. 32, August 11, 1897, p. 2.
At Holy Trinity church, In Mt. Pleasant, N. C., at 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon, in the presence of a number of friends and relatives of the contracting parties, Prof. J. H. C. Fisher and Miss Leah Blackwelder were joined together in the holy bonds of matrimony. Rev. H. N. Miller, assisted by Rev. R. L. Patterson, performed the ceremony in a very impressive manner.
Immediately after the marriage the happy couple and invited guests repaired to the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. G. W. Blackwelder, where the wedding- dinner was served.
Tbe following gentlemen acted ae ushers: W. W. J. Ritchie, of Salisbury; Ed. Fulenwider, of Monroe; Theo. Parker,of Gibsonville,and Rev. H. A. McCullough, of Conoord.
The happy couple, accompanied by Rev. and Mrs. H. N. Miller, left on the 7.30 north-bound train last evening for Nashville to take in the sights at the Centennial Exposition.
The bride is art teacher in Mont Amoena, possessing a cultivated mind and many beautiful traits of character, which place her high in the esteem of her acquaintances.
The groom is well known as a successful educator who is at present Vice Principal and Professor of Languages in Mt. Amoena Seminary at Mt. Pleasant.—Daily Conoord Standard of July 24th.