August 30, 1928
By special cable to the New York Times. Major General Sir John Hanbury- Williams, marshal of the diplomatic corps, today announced the forthcoming marriage of his son, John C. Hanbury-Williams to Princess Zenaida Cantacuzene. The couple will be married in Washington, D.C., on November 1.
Mr. Hanbury-Williams and Princess Zenaide have known each other since childhood, "when Sir John headed the military mission to Russia and Prince Cantacuzene was aide de camp to Grand Duke Nicholas."
The Cantacuzenes have lived in the United States since the Russian Revolution.
Princess Zenaide is the daughter of Major General Michael Cantacuzene and Princess Cantacuzene, who is the former Julia Grant. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late General Frederick D. Grant, and a great-granddaughter of the late President Ulysses S. Grant.
The engagement was officially announced in July in Paris.