Report: Josiah Duggar Courting 17-Year-Old Marjorie Jackson

Josiah Duggar and Marjorie Jackson have reportedly started their courtship, as shared by sister Jessa Duggar on Instagram. | (Photo: Instagram/Jessa Duggar)

 Another member of the Duggar family from "19 Kids and Counting" is reportedly engaging in the courtship phase of dating before marriage with 17-year-old Marjorie Jackson, media outlets report.

18-year-old Josiah Duggar has reportedly been courting Jackson for the past several months. The teenagers' two families have known each other for years, according to People magazine, but Josiah and Marjorie just started courtship after a recent missionary trip to El Salvador.

According to People magazine, Marjorie is reportedly the oldest of five girls, and speaks fluent Spanish and English.

"I really appreciate the Duggar family," Marjorie recently told the media outlet. "I respect and admire them. I will just take this one step at a time."

In a separate interview with People magazine, Josiah said that the courtship with Marjorie has reportedly "been going very well."

 "I met Marjorie a few years ago when I was taking Spanish lessons at her house and I was very impressed with the way she was with her siblings and her love for the Lord," Josiah said.

Josiah is the latest of the several Duggar children to start a courtship, which usually serves as the first step before marriage in the Duggar family.

Recently, two of the Duggar daughters, including Jill and Jessa, wed after going the courtship process with respective husbands Derick Dillard and Ben Seewald.

Jessa Duggar recently shared on Instagram that her brother was courting, writing: "Another Duggar is courting! Congrats to my bro Si and his girlfriend Marjorie!"