Katherine Adams Rogers and Robert Walker Hobson were united in marriage on July 18, 2015 at half past six o'clock at Christ Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Reverend James Patrick Adams officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at the Carolina Country Club. On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hoyt Rogers of Raleigh, NC. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Alston Lewis of Jackson, NC, Mrs. Betty Ann Rogers of Raleigh, NC, and Dr. Richard Lionel Rogers of Florence, SC.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell Hobson of Wilmington, NC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Francis Peter Fensel and the late Mr. Fensel of Wilmington, NC, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Osborne Hobson of Pinehurst, NC.
The bride was escorted by her father. The bride's sisters, Mary Alston Rogers and Laura Rogers Roach of Raleigh, NC, served as maid and matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Claire Tayloe Duff, Hannah Gardner Littlewood, and Jennifer Ann Mangum of Raleigh, NC; Janie Lewis Abernethy of Washington, DC; Virginia Meriwether Lantz of Atlanta, GA; Lenox Baker Meythaler of Huntsville, AL; Emily Ann Nifong of Denver, CO; Iris Mackey Reed of New York, NY; Caitlin Marie Stafford of Charlotte, NC; and Anne Garland Winstead of San Francisco, CA.
The groom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were John Austin Barnhill, Matthew Willis Cooke, Lewis Yeamans Dunn, John Tyler Highsmith, Michael Campbell Hobson, Samuel Clark Jenkins, Jr., Michael Hill Lewis, John Bosley Maddison, David Todd Misenheimer, and Colin Castellow Perry of Raleigh, NC; Andrew Edward Cooke of Wilmington, NC; John Franklin Norris II of Chevy Chase, MD; and Matt Hooper Nowell, Jr. of High Point, NC.
Thomas Gordon Roach, brother-in-law of the bride, of Raleigh, NC and Sterling Kenan McCracken of Palm Beach, FL served as scripture readers. Greeters were Ann Willis Rogers, Polly Miranda Rogers and Sarah Addison Rogers, cousins of the bride, of Charlotte, NC. Harriet Rankin Barnhill of Raleigh, NC served as the flower girl.
The bride graduated from Needham Broughton High School in Raleigh and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The groom graduated from Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, VA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Following a honeymoon to St. Barths, the couple will reside in Raleigh.