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The Columbia Cotillion Club presents twelve debutantes at its Winter Ball





Elizabeth Rhodes Irvin

Elizabeth Rhodes Irvin

The Columbia Cotillion Club, a gentlemen’s dance club founded in 1890, held its winter Ball Thursday evening, December 28, 2006, at the Columbia Marriott. Debutantes presented at the Ball were eight daughters of members, two granddaughters, two great granddaughters, and twelve guests. A reception and receiving line were followed by the debutante figure directed by Mrs. John Cantey Heath Jr. Following the debutante figure, there was dinner and dancing to the music of Dick Goodwin.

Daughters presented were Miss Elizabeth Rhodes Irvin, daughter of Mr. Charles Warren Irvin III and Lisa Dixon Edwards, granddaughter of Mrs. Charles Warren Irvin Jr. and the late Dr. Irvin, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Warren Irvin and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilmot Brown, escorted by Mr. John Conner Cleveland; Miss Anna Katherine Hines, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sewall Oliver Hines, granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McMurray Hines, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sewall Kemble Oliver, escorted by Mr. David Alan Burnie; Miss Virginia Nicholson Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pope Barrow Willingham Walker, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bratton Walker Jr., great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bratton Walker, escorted by Mr. Colin Bradley Shropshire; Miss Mary MacGillivray Hodges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Gregg Hodges, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shelton Graybill, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Raymond McElveen, escorted by Mr. John Shelton Hodges; Miss Frances Owens Glenn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lyles Glenn IV, granddaughter of Mrs. Terrell Lyles Glenn and the late Mr. Glenn, great granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Frank Capers Owens, escorted by Mr. Joel Johnston Bowers; Miss Mary Simms Oliphant, daughter of Mr. Fenwick Hall Murray Oliphant and Julia Walker Keenan, granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard deGraffenreid Keenan, escorted by Mr. Kenneth Simms Marshall Ormand; Miss Lucy Kennedy Morton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson Morton, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shelton Graybill, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Raymond McElveen, escorted by Mr. Benton DuBose Williamson Jr.; Miss Blanche Moorman Price, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Porter Price III, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Heslep Moorman, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moorman Jr. and great- great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moorman, escorted by Mr. Lana Hancock Sims IV.

Mary MacGillivray Hodges

Mary MacGillivray Hodges

Anna Katherine Hines

Anna Katherine Hines

Granddaughters presented were Miss Mariana Sara Haque, granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Edmund Rhett Taylor, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beverley Herbert, escorted by Mr. Thaddeus Sadler Dulin; Miss Baker Patterson Manning, granddaughter of Mr. Chappelle Heath Manning and Mrs. Arthur Ravenel Jr., great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Burwell Deas Manning, escorted by Mr. Joseph William Holliday Manning.

Frances Owens Glenn

Frances Owens Glenn

Great granddaughters presented were Miss Caroline DeVeaux Boineau, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Evans Boineau, escorted by Mr. Robert Trippett Boineau III; Miss Kelly Ann Kirby, great granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Armstrong Cathcart, escorted by Mr. William Brantley Harvey IV.

Guest debutantes were Miss Sara Elizabeth Baxley, escorted by Mr. Robert Yates Knowlton Jr.; Miss Marjorie Lee Boyd, escorted by Mr. David Ashby Chase; Miss Caitlin Marguerite Eslinger Creswick, escorted by Mr. Patrick Mclntosh Daniel; Miss Catherine Kelly Harvin, escorted by Mr. Edward Morgan Connell II; Miss Helen Harvey Laffitte, escorted by Mr. Moses Tucker Laffitte IV; Miss Mary Loyal Laffitte, escorted by Mr. William Gourdin McMaster Jr.; Miss Susan Rothrock Menge, escorted by Mr. Clayton Sharpe Lovelace; Miss Laura Patricia Oliphant, escorted by Mr. Kevin Lawrence Brady; Miss Christen June Plyler, escorted by Mr. Patrick Glenn Plyler; Miss Sally Hargrave Roberts, escorted by Mr. Michael Clark Roberts Jr.; Miss Mary Elizabeth Ward, escorted by Mr. Thomas Childs Griffin III; Miss Elizabeth Whaley Wells, escorted by Mr. Andrew Strubing Ellison.

Virginia Nicholson Walker

Virginia Nicholson Walker

Seated at the head table during the dinner were Mr. Church Carroll Heyward, president, and Mrs. Heyward; Mr. Benjamin Walter Taylor Jr., vice president, and Mrs. Taylor; Mr. John Calvin Thorne, secretary- treasurer, and Mrs. Thorne; Mr. Joseph Walker Clarke, past president, and Mrs. Clarke; and executive committee members, Mr. Artemas Elliott Cox and Mrs. Cox; Mr. Walter Heriot Sims and Miss Sims; Mr. William Harrison Theus and Mrs. Theus; Mr. John Calvin Thorne III and Mrs. Thorne. Also seated at the head table were Mr. Constantinos Arthur Corontzes, president of The Columbia Ball, and Mrs. Corontzes; and Mrs. John Cantey Heath, Jr., director of the debutante figure and Mr. Heath.

Mary Simms Oliphant

Mary Simms Oliphant



Lucy Kennedy Morton

Lucy Kennedy Morton

Blanche Moorman Price

Blanche Moorman Price

Mariana Sara Haque

Mariana Sara Haque

Kelly Ann Kirby

Kelly Ann Kirby

Caroline DeVeaux Boineau

Caroline DeVeaux Boineau

Baker Patterson Manning

Baker Patterson Manning

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