Claire Tayloe Duff and Alexander Jacob Capps were united in marriage on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh. The Reverend Greg Jones officiated. A reception followed at the Carolina Country Club. On eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents. The bride is the daughter of Sally Tayloe Duff and the late William Powell Duff III of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Powell Duff Jr, of Raleigh and the late Dr. and Mrs. David Thomas Tayloe of Washington, NC. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Leonard Capps of Greenville, NC and Jon Thomas Stone and Alexandra Stone Yankwich of Emerald Isle, NC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cornick Capps of Jacksonville, NC and the late Dr. and Mrs. Peter Ewald Yankwich of Santa Barbara, CA. Escorted by her brother, William Powell Duff IV and given in marriage by her mother, the bride was attended by her sister, Erin Duff Koontz, of Raleigh, as matron of honor and Jennifer Ann Mangum, of Raleigh, as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Claire Hunter Duff, sister-in-law of the bride; Katherine Rogers Hobson, Hannah Curtis King, Hannah Gardner Littlewood, Emma Whitaker Powell, cousin of the bride, all of Raleigh; Margaret Shearin Beasley and Caitlin Marie Stafford of Charlotte; Lenox Baker Meythaler of Birmingham, AL; and Mary Rosser Kimbrough Tayloe, cousin of the bride, of San Francisco, CA. The bride’s cousin, Zoe Rebecca MacDonald and the groom’s niece, Molly Reed Lane were flower girls. Scripture was read by the groom’s sisters, Lara Christian Howe of Wilson, NC and Catherine Harris Lane of Greenville, NC. Greeters were Elizabeth Dodd Sherrod of Knoxville, TN; Laura Kline Tayloe of Wilmington, NC and Mallory Stone Taylor, sister of the groom, of Raleigh. The bride’s nephew, Henry Jackson Koontz served as ring bearer.The groom’s father served as the best man. Groomsmen included Travis Worth Albea, Mitchell Todd Boyd, Thomas Bryant Cooke, Thomas Winfield Grimes, and Jordan Tyler Hudson of Greenville, NC; William Powell Duff IV, Cameron Matthew Jones, and Thomas Gordon Roach of Raleigh; Thomas Jordan Rawl of Wilmington, NC; John Brian Reel of Atlanta, GA; and Jordan Thomas Stone, brother of the groom of Sanford, NC. Ushers were Christopher Scott Koontz, brother in law of the bride; Robert Bryson Pike II of Raleigh; and Ryal Woodall Tayloe Jr, of Wilmington, NC.The bride and groom graduated from North Carolina State University. The bride is employed as an Account Executive with Prometheus Group of Raleigh, and the groom is a Development Manager for Fuller Land and Development of Raleigh. After a honeymoon trip to St. Barths the couple will reside in Raleigh.