Isenhour, Beulah Louise

Beulah Louise Isenhour Brown and Bachman Storch Brown, undated. The Jacob Fisher Family 1727-1958 (1959).

Class of 1916

Birth: 28 Oct 1895, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: 10 Jun 1991, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina

Charles Alexander Isenhour (1866-1941)
Flora Lisette Litaker Isenhour (1866-1921)

Harry Edgar Isenhour (1893-1986)
Annie Belle Isenhour Harkey (1898-1971)
William Guy Isenhour (1899-1987)
Robert Rufus Isenhour (1901-1984)
Martha Catherine Isenhour (1901-1990)

Spouse: Bachman Storch Brown (1889-1978)
Marriage: 14 Oct 1924

Bachman Storch Brown Jr. (1926-2014)
Charles Eugene Brown (1928-)

Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina
Source:, #162306199


James L. Fisher, Arthur W. Fisher, Hilbert A. Fisher, The Jacob Fisher Family, 1727-1958 (1959), p. 301.

BEULAH L. ISENHOUR, b. Oct. 28, 1895, m. Rev. Bachman Storch Brown, D. D., b. Oct. 6, 1889. Children: Bachman Storch, Jr., B. Feb. 11, 1926 – Charles Eugene, b. Oct. 3, 1928.

Beulah Louise, daughter of Charles A. and Lizzette Litaker Isenhour, was born in Cabarrus County, N. C., October 28, 1895. After graduating from Concord High School and Mont Amoena Seminary at Mt. Pleasant, N. C. she taught for several years in the public schools of Statesville and Concord, N. C. She also attended summer sessions at Appalachian State Teachers College and at the University of North Carolina.

On October 14, 1924, she was married to the Rev. B. S. Brown, a native of Madison, Virginia and a graduate of Roanoke College and the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who had recently become pastor of First Lutheran Church, Lexington, N. C. They moved to Lincoln County, N. C., in 1939 and to China Grove in 1946. Since that time, Dr. Brown has been pastor of Lutheran Chapel Church. Both have been active in the general work of the Church in addition to their duties in the local parish.

The Browns have two sons, both born at Lexington, N. C. Bachman S., Jr. is a practicing attorney at Kannapolis, N. C.; and is at present Judge of the Cabarrus County Domestic Relations Court. He received his A. B. and LL. B. degree from Duke university. On June 12, 1953, he was married to Mabel Christine Patterson of China Grove. Charles Eugene attended Lenoir Rhyne College and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and received the B. S. degree from the latter. He is now living at Fincastle, Virginia, where he is serving as Assistant Agent of Botetourt County under the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service. He was married to Edna Caldwell of Fincastle on October 14, 1955. They have one child, Catherine Elaine, born November 1, 1957.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) 19 Oct 1924, 3.


CONCORD – Oct 18. – In a wedding in which the beauty of simplicity was the prominent note, Miss Beulah Isenhour, of this city, became the bride of Bachman Brown, Jr., of Lexington at the St. James Lutheran church, Tuesday evening at 7 o’clock.

Mrs. M. L. Harkey, sister of the bride and only attendant. The bride and groom entered together. The complete Lutheran ritual was used by the two officiating ministers, Rev. L. A. Thomas and Rev. R. S. Brown, father of the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Brown after a wedding trip through western North Carolina will b e at home in Lexington.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) 11 Jun 1991, 9.

KANNAPOLIS – Mrs. Beulah Isenhour Brown, 95, former teacher, died June 10, 1991, at N. C. Lutheran Home, Salisbury. Funeral is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lutheran Chapel Church, China Grove. Visitation is 7 to 8 tonight at Whitley’s Funeral Home.

Survivors are her sons, Charles Brown of Suffolk, Va., Bachman Brown Jr.

Memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1501 Central Dr., Kannapolis, N. C. 28083; or to the N. C. Lutheran Home, Salisbury Unit, P. O. Box 1310, Salisbury, N. C. 28145.