They are the ingredient of pop culture legend. After obtaining married in 1984 and also walking away from birth regulate on the advice of a Christian clinical doctor, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have actually gone on to become the co-heads of among America"s biggest households (via The Duggar household website). The brood, who many of us recognize by name — if we have the right to remember them all — is comprised of 10 boys and also nine girls, eight the whom are married and having children of your own. In bespeak of oldest to youngest, the clan is consisted of of Joshua, pair Jana and also John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, pair Jedidiah and Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace, and also Josie.

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Given that the Duggars are known for their strict spiritual beliefs including courtship rather of dating and also no physical call (except for one-arm next hugs) until the wedding day (when all bets room off), we can expect that the Duggar children probably won"t be adopting the use of any kind of birth control, either. So far, ours guess on the score seems to be appropriate on the money. This household has a lot the kids.


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With 19 kids, Michelle and Jim Bob can expect to become grandparents many times over; and also their youngsters have so far controlled to deliver (via Us Weekly).

Josh and also Anna Duggar, that were married in 2008 and experienced a very public poor patch (thanks to Josh and also the scandal the tore his family members apart), at this time have five kids (Mackynzie, Michael, Marcus, Meredith, and Mason). The couple announced ~ above Instagram in April that they"re expecting baby number six, a girl, who is early out in November.


John David and Abbie elegant are seen as the "rebels" of the Duggar clan, since Abbie might break v tradition and return to work-related after the bear of she baby. The pair married in 2018 and also though they don"t have any kids yet, they"re expecting a infant girl in January 2020. As excited together they are, it"s been reported that Abbie is suffering a rough very first pregnancy. 


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Next increase is Jill Duggar, who connected with Derick Dillard many thanks to dad Jim Bob. The Duggar patriarch offered as Derek"s prayer partner while Derek remained in Nepal doing humanitarian work. Jill and also Derick married in 2014 and have two sons, Israel and also Samuel (via US Weekly).


Romper reports the Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald met once Ben"s household visited the Duggars" church in Tontitown, Arkansas, and also were invited ago to your home. Michelle Duggar explains, "Jim Bob to be the initiator. I don"t recognize if Jim Bob even knew the Ben was really interested in her, but he had already spotted Jessa. They started texting and also talking around these scriptures and also things just took off." Cheat Sheet also says Jessa had spotted Ben in ~ church however was reluctant to make the very first move together she was older, but once the Duggar family members opted come invite the Seewalds back to your house, the remainder is history. Jessa and Ben married in 2014 and also have two boys and also a girl (Spurgeon, Henry, and also Ivy Jane).


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Jim Bob may have actually played a function in his elder daughters" relationships and also eventual marriages, but it was Seewald who led the means for Jinger to accomplish Jeremy Vuolo. Romper reports the Ben and also Jeremy met at a fellowship and also hit that off. Jeremy then asked Jim Bob for permission come court Jinger during a missionary trip. Jinger and Jeremy married in 2016, and also they at this time have one daughter (Felicity). 


Joseph Duggar explains on his blog that he met Kendra Caldwell through family friends once he checked out the Lighthouse Baptist Church in 2012 wherein his girlfriend Austin Forsyth (you know — Joy-Anna"s husband!) likewise worshipped. Joe says he became friends v Kendra"s dad before he noticed her, and it was some time prior to he asked come court her. Joseph and also Kendra married in 2017 and now have two kids (Garrett and Addison Renee). 


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Josiah Duggar may have actually married Lauren in 2018 yet they knew each other for much longer than that. Romper reports that Josiah and also Lauren were childhood friends yet didn"t really attach until a pilgrimage to Australia and new Zealand carried them together. They have actually one girl (Bella Milagro, whose name way "beautiful miracle").


Like Josiah and Lauren, Romper says Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth had known each other for 15 years prior to they started their courtship and also married in 2017. The couple has one kid (Gideon), and also were expecting a second little one before Joy-Anna suffered a miscarriage in July.

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With 19 kids, 15 grandkids (plus a couple of more on the way), and still 11 an ext children to marry off, we have the right to only wonder just how (if?) Michelle and also Jim Bob deserve to keep monitor of lock all.