A Courtship Controversy
A source close to the family tells THG that Jedediah was the first to be romantically involved with Joseph Duggar's future wife, Kendra Caldwell. It's believed that Jim Bob Duggar put a stop to the relationship. It's also believed that the patriarch is now frantically seeking out a suitable mate for Jed.
Jeremiah (left) will turn 20 this year. In the Duggars' world, that means he's prime to get married off and start a family. If the announcement doesn't come this year, you can be sure it'll happen by the end of 2019.
A Crucial Consideration
It's important to bear in mind that even if everyone mentioned on this list thus far enters into a courtship this year, that doesn't mean we'll hear about it.
The Strategic Release of Information
The Duggars tend to space out their big announcements. It's a strategy devised by Jim Bob for the purpose of maintaining fans' interest in the family.
A Flurry of Excitement
Recent weeks have seen a wealth of major Duggar announcements, so it's a safe bet that a month or more will go by before we hear any more big news.
A Little Vuolo on the Way
2018 kicked off with a major announcement, as Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo announced that they're expecting their first child. The news was greeted with tremendous excitement by Duggar obsessives, who had been awaiting news of a Jinger pregnancy ever since she and Vuolo got married in 2016. And of course, she's not the only one with a bundle of joy on the way...