Published 12:06 am Sunday, November 29, 2015
The Rev. Walter Burley Stattmann Salmon and Mr. Robert Christopher Jacob Henkel, both of Lexington, Ga., were married Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in a private, Episcopal ceremony at Saint Mary’s Chapel, Laurel Hill Plantation, with the Rev. Anna Rilla Holmes of Fountain Inn, S.C., officiating.
The Rev. Salmon’s parents are Mrs. Walter Thomas Salmon and the late Mr. Salmon of Natchez. His grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Frank Sartin of Brookhaven and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lloyd Salmon Sr. of Natchez.
Mr. Henkel’s parents are Mrs. Grace Ellen Lammerding Henkel of Haddonfield, N.J., the late Dr. George Elmer Henkel Jr., of Somers Point, N.J., and Mrs. George Elmer Henkel Jr., of Somers Point. His grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Vincent Lammerding of Elizabeth, N.J., and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Elmer Henkel Sr., of Eatontown, N.J.
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Music for the ceremony was provided by cellist Jesse Christeson of Jackson.
Both grooms wore black tie.
A wedding dinner was held at The Elms. Mrs. Salmon, mother of a groom, hosted brunch for out-of-town guests Sunday following the wedding at Hillside Plantation, her home, in Kingston.
The Rev. Salmon is a graduate of Trinity Episcopal Day School in Natchez, Millsaps College and Yale University. He is the assistant rector for Christian formation and pastoral care at The Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea (Episcopal) in Palm Beach, Fla.
Mr. Henkel is a graduate of Monmouth Regional High School in Tinton Falls, N.J., and the University of Maryland. He is the director of communications for the American Society of Nephrology.
The couple will divide their time between Lexington, Ga., and Palm Beach, Fla.