Marring the girl I love too.
Published: June 3, 2011
Alexis Baldwin Arieff and Ashton Bennett Allan were married Saturday afternoon in Afton, Minn. Richard A. Meacock, a Universal Life minister who taught high school English to the bridegroom, officiated at Squire House Gardens, an estate and event space.
Ms. Arieff is keeping her name. She is an Africa analyst at the Congressional Research Service, part of the Library of Congress, in Washington. She received a master’s in international relations from Yale. She is the daughter of Deborah Baldwin and Irwin B. Arieff of Manhattan. Her father retired as a correspondent for Reuters, where he covered the United Nations. Her mother is the articles editor for This Old House, a magazine owned by Time Inc.
Mr. Allan is an architect in the Washington office of Studios Architecture, where he specializes in designing commercial and residential buildings. He has a master’s in architecture from Yale. He is a son of Georgiana M. Allan and Gerald E. Allan of Afton. The bridegroom’s parents own an architectural firm in Afton; his father is an architect specializing in residential design, and his mother’s responsibilities include building models and preparing presentation packages for new clients and managing computer and Internet-related items. His father is also a professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.