Ward-Seynhaeve marry in Maryland

Published 9:24 am Tuesday, October 9, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Lindsey Rebecca Ward and Guillaume Paul Seynhaeve were united in marriage on July 14, 2012 in Annapolis, Maryland. The Rev. Dr. William L. Hathaway officiated the double ring ceremony.

A program of wedding music was performed by organist Nicda Patterson of Annapolis and soloist Cathryn Caldwell of Los Angeles, Ca. The church decorations were of sunflowers and white hydrangeas.

The bride is the daughter of Becky Wagner Ward of Washington, NC and Linwood Taylor Ward of Conway. She is the granddaughter of the late J.G. (Choppy) and Irene Wagner of Washington and Eloise Ward and the late Linwood E. Ward of Conway.

The groom is the son of Denis and Laure Seynhaeve of Annapolis, MD. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Andres Seynhaeve of Senlis, France, and Mr. and Mrs. Francois Mayor of Paris, France.

The bride, escorted by her father, chose a strapless gown of ivory cotton silk faille, fit and flare with a spiral slot seam, sweetheart neckline and covered buttons down the back. She wore a one-tier fingertip veil accented with satin piping, and carried a bouquet of sunflowers and white hydrangea.

Attending the bride as matrons of honor were Kristin Ward Warren of Windsor and Wagner Ward Fields of Greenville. Bridesmaids were Liz Russo Blanc of Annapolis, Maryland, Allison Andrews Goodson of Winston-Salem, Sarah Holt Russell of Annapolis, MD, Audrey Germaine Seynhaeve of London, UK, Maud Pauline Seynhaeve of New York, NY, and Lindsay Griffin Vaughan of Woodland. They wore short navy cotton taffeta faux dresses with asymmetrical draping on bodice accented with a soft ruffle. They carried bouquets of short stem sunflowers.

Serving the groom as best men were Jeffrey Paul Ford, Jr. of Annapolis, MD, and Erik Daniel Roth of New York, NY. Groomsmen were Adam Stewart Druckor of Boston, Mass., Ryan Walter Blanc of Annapolis, MD, William Thomas Goodson of Winston-Salem, James Ryan Parker of Annapolis, MD, Daniel Tyler Russell of Annapolis, MD and Wesley Glenn Taylor Ward of Washington, NC. Gilbert Winston Warren, III of Windsor was ring bearer.

Mrs. Christopher Andrews of Annapolis was mistress of ceremony.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Annapolis Maritime Museum decorated with a  nautical theme.

Music was provided by the Rollex Band from Washington, D.C. The two-tier cake and cupcakes were decorated with

nautical symbols. A center board was signed with best wishes to the couple by guests.

An after-rehearsal dinner, hosted by Denis and Laure Seynhaeve, was held at the home of Scott and Beverly Burge in Annapolis, MD. Dinner was served around the pool, followed by dancing and live music.

Pre-wedding parties included:

Shower, engagement party, luncheon and brunch, hosted by matrons of honor in Windsor, North Carolina.

Engagement party hosted by Conley and Robin Hilliard and Eloise Ward at the Hilliards’ home in Raleigh with live music by the Crush Band.

Luncheon hosted by Ms. Ramon Cayton at Reynolds Tavern in Annapolis, MD.

Brunch hosted by bride’s sisters, Kristin Ward

Warren and Wagner Ward Fields, brother Wesley Glenn Taylor Ward, and mother Becky Wagner Ward, at Eastport in Annapolis, MD.

The bride earned a B.A. from Peace College, Raleigh, and a M.Ed. from University of Maryland. She is employed as a teacher at Banneker Middle School.

The groom received a B.A. at Boston College and worked for Charles Schwab in Washington, DC and is beginning the MBA program at the University of Maryland.

After a wedding trip to Paris and Province and the Island of Rhodes, Greece, the couple is residing in Annapolis, Maryland.

Mrs. Guillaume Paul Seynhaeve