‘Counting On’: Are The Duggar Kids Getting Married in Birth Order?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Justin Duggar’s engagement announcement has led to numerous hypothesis. Justin, if all goes in response to plan, shall be simply 18 years previous when he will get married. He shall be considerably youthful than the age of his older siblings after they married. Justin additionally appears to be the Duggar that began courting the youngest. His age has led household followers to invest concerning the motive for his marriage and the way he managed to “skip” over a number of of his older brothers to tie the knot. Do the Duggars get married in start order, although? So far, there hasn’t actually been a discernible sample.

Josh is the eldest and was the primary to marry, however the age order appears to cease there

Josh Duggar is the eldest Duggar little one and was the primary to get married. In truth, after his 2008 wedding ceremony, there was a large lull in marriage proposals. The subsequent Duggar to move down the aisle was Jill Duggar in 2014. Jill, nonetheless, isn’t the second oldest Duggar. She is the household’s fourth little one, and technically, her youthful sister, Jessa Duggar, began courting first.

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After Jill stated “I do” to Derick Dillard, Jessa married Ben Seewald the identical 12 months. Jinger Duggar met and married Jeremy Vuolo in 2016, adopted by Joy-Anna Duggar’s nuptials in 2017. Jessa and Jinger are the fifth and sixth kids born to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. Joy is Duggar quantity 9.

Joseph Duggar married Kendra Caldwell in September 2017 after proposing at Joy’s wedding ceremony. He is the seventh little one born to Jim Bob and Michelle. Josiah Duggar was subsequent up. He married Lauren Swanson in 2018 aft3er a brief courtship. Josiah is the eighth oldest Duggar. 

John David is the third oldest, however wasn’t the second Duggar child to get married

The Duggar household’s second-born little one, Jana Duggar, stays single at almost 31, and her twin brother, John David Duggar, didn’t discover his bride till 2018. In truth, John and his spouse, Abbie Burnett, had been considerably older than their siblings after they lastly tied the knot. John was 28, and Abbie was 26 after they married in an aviation-themed ceremony.

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Now that John is fortunately married, followers are anxious to see Jana discover her mate, however there doesn’t appear to be a possible suitor on the horizon. Several different Duggars are of marrying age, too. Jason Duggar, James Duggar, Jedidiah Duggar, and Jeremiah Duggar are throughout 18, however none have introduced a relationship but.

Why is Justin heading towards marriage shortly after turning 18?

While there isn’t a discernible sample concerning when the Duggar youngsters get married, household followers can’t assist however speculate about Justin and his seemingly sudden engagement. Several household followers on Reddit level out that Justin’s engagement appears shockingly much like Josiah Duggar’s first courtship.

Josiah, earlier than marrying Lauren, was courting Marjorie Jackson. Since the top of the courtship, insiders have come out to counsel Josiah was thought of a “troubled” teen and that his romances, each to Marjorie and Lauren, had been facilitated by Jim Bob. Could Justin even be thought of “troubled”? Some critics assume so.

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Another principle is that Justin is getting married to have the prospect to flee his Springdale, Arkansas house. Family critics largely consider Justin will settle in Texas following his wedding ceremony to Claire Spivey. Claire’s household resides in Texas, and Justin has reportedly been spending numerous time within the state. The Duggar household has by no means spoken out concerning the conspiracy theories that swirl round their engagements. 

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