Josiah Duggar Announces That He's Courting Marjorie Jackson ... So Romantic!

josiah duggarThree down, 16 to go! The Duggar family has had three weddings -- Josh, Jill, and Jessa have all been hitched -- and we've been eagerly awaiting to hear which Duggar will be the next to enter into a courtship. Well, the family reveals that 18-year-old Josiah Duggar has begun a courtship with 17-year-old Marjorie Jackson.

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The family reveals to People that the two originally met when Josiah began talking Spanish lessons from Marjorie's mother a few years ago.

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"It's been going very well," Josiah says. "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."

But the real option of courting didn't present itself until late last year, when the two went on a mission trip to El Salvador. "She really caught my eye," Josiah reveals about the trip. "That is really where I noticed her."

Cousin Amy Duggar was just as eager to congratulate the couple on their news:

And their courtship anniversary is a very special day for the whole family. The courting couple announced that they had entered into the relationship on the very same day that Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard welcomed Israel David!

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Now that's quite the timing! The family also reveals that Josiah and Marjorie will reveal special details about their courtship on this week's episode of 19 Kids and Counting on Tuesday at 9 p.m.

Congratulations to the couple!

Are you surprised to hear about the courtship?

 

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