Sarah Katherine Knott of Raleigh and John McCormick Kane of Raleigh were married on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at six o’clock at All Saints’ Chapel at St.David’s School in Raleigh. The Reverend Doctor John William Yates, III and the Reverend John Dunbar Koch, Jr. officiated. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Carolina Country Club.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomas Knott, III of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Garland Scott Tucker, Jr. and the late Mr. Tucker of Raleigh and Mr. Joseph Thomas Knott, Jr. and the late Mrs. Knott of Knightdale.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Merritt Kane of Raleigh. He is the grandson of Mrs. Marie Sutton Jones, and the late Mr. George Woodrow Jones of Raleigh, and the late Mr. and Mrs. George William Kane, Jr. of Henderson.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. Anna Macon Knott, of Raleigh, and Mary Garland Knott, of Pinehurst, sisters of the bride, were the maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Greyson Carmichael Kane, sister of the groom, of Washington DC, Emily Anne Heare of Raleigh, Sarah Virginia Braden of Birmingham, Lacy Viator Stegmann of St Louis, Whitley Worthington Morris of Memphis, Erin Alyce Davis of Lexington, and Brooke Schieb Waldrep of San Antonio. Honorary bridesmaids were Rebecca Brown Hendrix of Richmond, Elizabeth McConville Schaefer of Atlanta, Sherman Rhodes Covington of High Point, Kristen Anderson Hudson of Raleigh, Bonnie Carol Yarboro of Raleigh, and Elizabeth Shanley Lestini of Raleigh. Greyson Carrington Vaughn, cousin of the bride, Caroline Frances Anne Purvis, cousin of the bride, and Julia Rainey Marie Kane, niece of the groom, served as flower girls.
John Merritt Kane, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Bryan Merritt Kane of Raleigh and George William Kane IV of Savannah, brothers of the groom. Joseph Tucker Knott, brother of the bride, of Washington DC, Thomas Robertson Knott, brother of the bride, of Raleigh, and John Bradford Knott, brother of the bride, of Raleigh, Mr John Kinlaw Barker of Raleigh, Andrew Michael Price of New York, and Michael Eric Cooper of New York. John Merritt Kane II, nephew of the groom, served as the ring bearer.
John Bradford Knott, brother of the bride, of Raleigh and George William Kane IV, brother of the groom, of Savannah served as scripture readers. Greeters were Blair Ashley Winter of Raleigh, Lacy Pischke Perry of Raleigh, Paige Ann Quaritius of Charlotte, and Lysandra Palmer Lestini of Raleigh.
The bride graduated from St. David’s School in Raleigh, followed by Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The bride is employed by Midtown Events in Raleigh. The groom graduated from Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey, followed by North Carolina State University. He is employed by Lookout Capital in Raleigh.
Following a wedding trip to Anguilla and New York City, the couple will reside in Raleigh.