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Josh Duggar’s younger brother Jeremiah engaged to Hannah Wissman following three-month courtship

Wedding bells are in the near future for Josh Duggar’s younger brother Jeremiah.

Jeremiah, 23, announced today that he is engaged to Hannah Wissman, 26, following a brief three-month courtship — just weeks after his older sibling Josh, 33, was jailed over child porn charges.

He shared the exciting news via Instagram, calling his future wife ‘the best thing that has ever happened to him.’

Jeremiah, or ‘Jer,’ who starred in the TLC show Counting On alongside the rest of his family until it was canceled last summer, popped the question on a stone platform in a big field with rose petals laid out all over the ground.

I do: Wedding bells are in the near future for Josh Duggar’s younger brother Jeremiah

Jeremiah, 23, announced today that he is engaged to Hannah Wissman, 26, following a three-month courtship - just weeks after Josh was jailed over child porn charges

Jeremiah, 23, announced today that he is engaged to Hannah Wissman, 26, following a three-month courtship – just weeks after Josh was jailed over child porn charges

Here comes the bride: He shared the exciting news via Instagram, calling his future wife 'the best thing that has ever happened to him’

Here comes the bride: He shared the exciting news via Instagram, calling his future wife ‘the best thing that has ever happened to him’

Jeremiah, or 'Jer,' popped the question on a stone platform in a big field with rose petals laid out all over the ground. They then spent the evening in a plastic igloo with views of the stars

Jeremiah, or ‘Jer,’ popped the question on a stone platform in a big field with rose petals laid out all over the ground. They then spent the evening in a plastic igloo with views of the stars

Another photo showed off the stunning diamond ring that the Arkansas native gave Hannah

 Another photo showed off the stunning diamond ring that the Arkansas native gave Hannah

‘She said YES!!!!’ he began in the post, which included a few snaps the showed the Arkansas native down on his knee while Hannah covered her mouth in surprise.

Another picture showed Hannah grinning from ear to ear as she wrapped her arms around Jer.

‘Hannah, getting to know you for the past year has been so incredible! I can’t even find the words to describe it,’ he continued in the post.

‘You are the best thing that has ever happened to me and I cannot wait to marry you. I love you.’

A third photo showed off the stunning diamond ring that Jer gave Hannah. He wore a black suit and tie for the romantic proposal, while Hannah, who hails from Nebraska, opted for a long, flowing, pink dress.

They then spent the evening in a plastic igloo with stunning views of the stars. 

According to the former reality star, he had help from his fiancée’s family, as well his twin brother Jedidiah and his wife, Katey Nakatsu, to make moment extra special.

Hannah took to her own account to gush over her Jer, calling the moment he popped the question 'perfect' and a 'dream come true’

Hannah took to her own account to gush over her Jer, calling the moment he popped the question ‘perfect’ and a ‘dream come true’

Will you marry me? Jer wore a black suit and tie for the romantic proposal, while Hannah, who hails from Nebraska, opted for a long, flowing, pink dress

Will you marry me? Jer wore a black suit and tie for the romantic proposal, while Hannah, who hails from Nebraska, opted for a long, flowing, pink dress

Although it's unclear when they first got together, the couple publicly announced that they were dating in October 2021

Although it’s unclear when they first got together, the couple publicly announced that they were dating in October 2021 

So in love: At the time, Jer said he had 'never been so happy' before and had 'never felt so blessed'

So in love: At the time, Jer said he had ‘never been so happy’ before and had ‘never felt so blessed’ 

‘Thank you to everyone who helped make the day possible,’ he added. ‘The Wissmann family and Jed and Katey went above and beyond to make it special.’  

Hannah took to her own account to gush over her Jer, calling the moment he asked her to marry him ‘perfect’ and a ‘dream come true.’

‘YES!!!! A thousand times, yes!!!’ she said. ‘Making memories with you is my favorite and I cannot wait to spend a lifetime making more.

‘You are an answer to prayer, a dream come true, the love of my life and my very best friend. I love you, Jeremiah! 

‘A huge thank you to each person who made it the most special evening ever!! My fiancé, my family, and Jed and Katey totally surprised me with all of my favorite things. It was perfect!’

Although it’s unclear when they first got together, the couple announced that they were dating in October 2021.

At the time, Jer said he had ‘never been so happy’ before and had ‘never felt so blessed.’ 

Looking ahead: 'Getting to know each other has been one of the greatest joys of our lives,' he wrote at the time. 'We are excited to see what God has in store for our future'

Looking ahead: ‘Getting to know each other has been one of the greatest joys of our lives,’ he wrote at the time. ‘We are excited to see what God has in store for our future’

Like Jeremiah, Hannah was raised in a conservative Christian family, the ninth of 13 children

Like Jeremiah, Hannah was raised in a conservative Christian family, the ninth of 13 children 

The Wissmann family also has their own musical group, and on the family website, Hannah is described as an 'energetic, social butterfly'

The Wissmann family also has their own musical group, and on the family website, Hannah is described as an ‘energetic, social butterfly’ 

‘Getting to know each other has been one of the greatest joys of our lives,’ he wrote on Instagram at the time.

‘We are excited to start sharing our story with all of you and to see what God has in store for our future.’

However, after going public, fans of the Duggars speculated that the couple had secretly been dating for months before that.

In the past, other Duggars have kept their courtships under wrap for some time, only revealing them to the public shortly before getting engaged. 

The Duggars follow very strict rules governing male-female interactions. In addition to saving their first kiss for their wedding day, Duggars generally refrain from physical contact any more intimate than a short side-hug before marriage. However, some engaged couples agree to hold hands.

Like Jeremiah, Hannah was raised in a conservative Christian family, the ninth of 13 children.

The Wissmann family also has their own musical group, and on the family website, Hannah is described as an ‘energetic, social butterfly.’

Jeremiah's announcement comes weeks after his older brother Josh, 33, was found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography

Jeremiah’s announcement comes weeks after his older brother Josh, 33, was found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography 

He was taken into custody in December and is currently at the Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas awaiting sentencing. He is pictured entering court with his wife, Anna

He was taken into custody in December and is currently at the Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas awaiting sentencing. He is pictured entering court with his wife, Anna

‘Hannah is a skilled and creative young woman. She loves spending time in the kitchen — trying new recipes and creating culinary masterpieces,’ reads her bio.

‘Our home also greatly benefits from her interest in interior design and seasonal decor. She is one of our lead vocalists and skillfully adds her fiddle to our musical selections.’

Jeremiah’s announcement comes weeks after his older brother Josh, 33, was found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography.

He was taken into custody on December 9 and is currently at the Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas awaiting sentencing.

He faces up to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 on each count.

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