Josiah Matthew Duggar
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Birth Name:

Josiah Matthew Duggar




August 28, 1996 (1996-08-28) (age 21)






Jim Bob Duggar (father)
Michelle Duggar (mother)


Jana, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joy-Anna, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace & Josie (sisters)
Josh, John-David, Joseph, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin & Jackson (brothers)

Josiah Matthew Duggar (born August 28, 1996) is the eighth child, and fourth son of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar.

He was courting Marjorie Jackson, but it was announced on August 5, 2015, that the courtship had ended:

"Both Josiah and Marjorie have enjoyed getting to know each other and to build their friendship over the past months," the Duggars told ABC News in a joint statement. "We are so grateful that they each are seeking the Lord's will for their future. A few weeks ago Marjorie and Josiah agreed to end their courtship, keeping in step with what they believe the Lord's will is. Both are thankful for the time getting to know each other, and their families continue to enjoy each other's company and close friendship."

On January 23, 2018, it was announced that Josiah had started courting Lauren Swanson. They announced their engagement on March 5, 2018.


  • Courtship announcement.
  • Engagement announcement.

8 things to know about JosiahEdit

What's your favorite Bible verse?
2 Timothy 2:15

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What's your favorite song?
"How Great Thou Art"

What's your occupation?
Real Estate Maintenance

What's your favorite food?
Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti

What's your favorite past-time?
Videography with brothers

What's your favorite family trip?

What are your future plans?
Small Business Owner