Elizabeth Anne Baldwin and David Williamson Wells were married Sept. 21, 2013, at The Duke Mansion, Charlotte, N.C., in an outdoor ceremony officiated by Dr. Reverend William Jefferies of Charlotte, N.C., with music provided by a string quartet, Elegant Ensemble.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Neva Baldwin of Huntington, and the groom is the son of Edwin and Patricia Wells III of Charlotte and Sarah and Stephen Goodman of Windsor, Ontario.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a J Watters ivory trumpet gown accented with Swarovski beaded lace with a sweetheart neckline, keyhole back and an ivory pearl and sequin satin ribbon belt with a Chapel train. Her fingertip veil was edged in eyelash lace matching the hem of her gown. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas and heirloom roses wrapped in lace from her mother's wedding veil. After the ceremony the bride wore in her hair a silk flower centered with a pearl earring that belonged to her grandmother and on her right hand a gold wedding band worn by her great-grandmother.
Maids of Honor were Michelle Studeny and Molly Fredeking. Bridesmaids were Katelyn Barbiasz, Margaret Cannon, Holland Felts and Chelsea Stanley. The Best Man was Bruce Wells, the groom's brother, and groomsmen were John Fitzgibbons, Henri Gresset, Michael Baccich, and Jack Cassady. Flower girls were Stella Grace Baldwin and Piper Camille Baldwin, nieces of the bride. Ring Bearer was Miles Clay Baldwin, nephew of the bride.
A reception was held at The Duke Mansion with dinner and dancing following the ceremony. Flowers for the ceremony and reception were designed by Designs by DJ of Barboursville. Music for the reception was provided by Split Second Sound.
The bride attended Huntington High School and graduated from Elon University in 2011. The groom graduated from Elon University in 2008 and received his Master of Accounting from Wake Forest University in 2011.
After their honeymoon in Aruba, the couple resides in Charlotte. Liz is employed as a Buyers Specialist for W Realty Group, and David is a CPA for Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP.