Same-sex couples marry on New Year’s Day in Maryland (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Clayton Zook and his partner, Wayne MacKenzie of Baltimore, got married on New Year’s Day – the first day same-sex couples could be married in Maryland.

It was among six weddings performed at Tilghman Island’s Black Walnut Point Inn. Co-owner of the inn Tracy Staples officiated. Staples and friend Jen Russell, both were officials for a total of six marriages of same-sex couples.

On Wednesday, six couples are expected to marry at Montgomery County’s courthouse.

Watch video of the wedding below.

WTOP’s Kate Ryan contributed to this report. Follow @KateRyanWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.

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