The Seewald family has 7 children and 3 grandchildren from parents Michael & Guinn Seewald. They are most known for their connection to the Duggar family through the marriage of their son Ben.

Family

Anniversary: August 6, 1994[4]

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Benjamin Michael Seewald May 19, 1995[5] married to Jessa Duggar with three children
2 Jessica "Jess" Lane Lester March 15, 1997[6][7] married to Phillips Lester
3 Danielle Grace Seewald March 4, 2000[8]
4 Michelle Alaine Barger February 15, 2002[9] married to Elijah Barger
5 Ethan Seewald September, 2004[10]
6 Faith Elisabeth Seewald September 2, 2006[11]
7 Thomas "Tommy" Jack Seewald April 18, 2009[12]

Ben's Family

Ben's family in April of 2020

Jessa Lauren Duggar - born on November 4, 1992[5]

Anniversary: November 1, 2014[5]

It is unknown what, if anything, Ben and Jessa do for a living.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Spurgeon Elliot Seewald November 5, 2015[5] Birth featured on Counting On episode "Counting One More"
2 Henry Wilberforce Seewald February 6, 2017[5] Birth featured on Counting On episode "A New Baby"
3 Ivy Jane Seewald May 26, 2019[13] Birth featured on Counting On episode "A Surprise Delivery"

Jessica's Family

Jessica and her husband in December of 2019

Phillips Lester - born on February 14, 1994[14]

Anniversary: May 18, 2019[15]

Jessica and Phillips both currently work as police officers.[16]


Michelle and her husband on wedding day


Michelle's Family

Elijah Nicholas Barger - born October 6, 2001 [17]

Anniversary: October 10, 2020[18]




Beliefs

Michelle, Ethan, Faith, and Tommy Seewald at their homeschool co-op in 2015

The Seewalds attend a Baptist church about an hour away from their home.[19]

The children are homeschooled, with at least some of their classes taking place at a local homeschool co-op.[20]

Their son Ben followed strict rules throughout his courtship and engagement to Jessa, including limited physical contact and never being without a chaperone.[21] Their daughter Jess does not follow these rules, and has publicly stated that she is against courtship.[22]

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References

  1. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbuCy__D9pc/
  2. https://www.facebook.com/guinn.seewald.1/posts/1443635179232807
  3. https://www.facebook.com/guinn.seewald.1/posts/1571754339754223:0
  4. https://www.instagram.com/p/BXbixNujUDx/?taken-by=seewaldfamily
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 http://www.duggarfamilyblog.com/p/birthdays.html
  6. http://www.arkansas-voters.com/akvoteld_view.php?editid1=3997821
  7. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1661136660815990&set=pb.100007590162093.-2207520000.1510589509.&type=3&theater
  8. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1657235884539401&set=pb.100007590162093.-2207520000.1510589509.&type=3&theater
  9. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8mBqxJpp-Z/
  10. https://www.instagram.com/p/7UOV8GD_o2/?taken-by=seewaldfamily
  11. https://www.instagram.com/p/B1-C1NrJ9gL/
  12. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_JFwF_pZp7/
  13. https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-moms/news/jessa-duggar-gives-birth-to-baby-no-3-with-husband-ben-seewald/
  14. https://imgur.com/U4EmG8r
  15. https://www.theknot.com/us/jessica-seewald-and-phillips-lester-may-2019
  16. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6geoVeDktD/
  17. https://www.freejinger.org/topic/33450-seewalds-44-skip-the-ads-and-jessa-won%E2%80%99t-get-paid/?do=findComment&comment=1984067
  18. https://www.instagram.com/michellealaine2020/
  19. http://www.seewalds.com/about-us/
  20. https://www.instagram.com/p/65RkprD_uf/?hl=en&taken-by=seewaldfamily
  21. http://www.ibtimes.com/jessa-seewald-reveals-she-broke-duggar-courtship-rule-husband-ben-2389335
  22. https://www.facebook.com/jessica.seewald.1/posts/691023341087114
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