There’s no slowing down this rapidly growing family. A new ’19 Kids & Counting’ star has begun the courting process and it was the same day Jill gave birth to her first child. The good news just keeps on coming for the Duggars. Click to find out who!
There’s a new Duggar one step closer to marital bliss — let the side hugs begin! Could it be John David or Jinger? Or maybe it’s Jana? The answer may just very well surprise you. Find out how off your speculation was!
’19 Kids & Counting’: A New Duggar Courtship
Okay, okay, we will finally tell you — it’s Josiah Duggar, 18! Wow, we did NOT see that coming, did you? The adorable Duggar boy is ready to start the next chapter in his life and he found the perfect lady to do that with.
Josiah is officially courting Marjorie Jackson, 17, whom he got to know when he was taking Spanish lessons from her mother. Adorable!
“It’s been going very well,” Josiah told PEOPLE. “I met Marjorie a few years ago, when I was taking Spanish lessons at her house and I was very impressed with the way she was with her siblings and her love for the Lord.”
The couple began courting on April 6, the same day Josiah’s older sister Jill gave birth to baby Israel David — what an exciting day that must have been for the Duggars!
Josiah Is Very ‘Impressed’ With His Lady
Josiah and Marjorie both went on a mission trip to El Salvador in December 2014, and that’s when he began to really notice her. So cute!
“She really caught my eye,” the 18-year-old told PEOPLE. “That is really where I noticed her.”
So, how long did it take for Marjorie to become smitten with the Duggar boy?
“I met him at Spanish class a few years back,” Marjorie told the outlet. “For me it was an immediate thing, I have always admired him and his family.”
Congrats to the new couple and good luck on your courtship!
HollywoodLifers — are you excited for the new Duggar couple? Who do you think will be next after Josiah? Let us know your thoughts below!
— Brittany King