Laura (Engelke) Jamison and Scott Jamison proudly announce the January 19, 2013, marriage of their daughter, Claire Toshiko Dowd to Graham Parker Benedict.
Claire is the granddaughter of Jane Engelke of Mystic and the late Dr. Harold Engelke.
Graham is the son of Mark Benedict and Peggy Thompson of Essex.
Claire is a 2008 graduate of Connecticut College and is a local English teacher.
Graham is a senior teller with Dime Savings Bank.
After four years together, the couple became engaged in September 2012.
A July 27, 2013, celebration of their marriage will take place at the bride's parents' home in Newtown.