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Michael Alan Seewald (born November 20, 1974) is the patriarch of the Seewald family. He is the husband of Guinn Seewald, with whom he has 7 children and 4 grandchildren.

Engagement

On April 2, 1993, Michael got engaged to Guinn Eaton.

Marriage

On August 6, 1994, Michael married Guinnevere Marie Eaton.

Fatherhood

The couple has 7 children.

Their first child, son Benjamin Michael, was born on May 19, 1995. He is married to Jessa Duggar. Together, they have 4 children. Their first child, son Spurgeon Elliot, was born on November 5, 2015. Their second child, son Henry Wilberforce, was born on February 6, 2017. Their third child, daughter Ivy Jane, was born on May 26, 2019. Their fourth child, daughter Fern Elliana, was born on July 18, 2021. The couple suffered a miscarriage in 2020.

Their second child, daughter Jessica Lane, was born on March 15, 1997. She was previously married to Phillips Lester. The couple miscarried a child, Hope Christian, on July 9, 2020. She is now married to Joseph Coates.

Their third child, daughter Danielle Grace, was born on March 4, 2000.

Their fourth child, daughter Michelle Alaine, was born on February 15, 2002. She is married to Elijah Barger.

Their fifth child, son Ethan Matthew, was born on September 6, 2004.

Their sixth child, daughter Faith Elisabeth, was born on September 2, 2006.

Their seventh child, son Thomas Jackson, was born on April 18, 2009.

Career

Auto glass technician

Michael works an auto glass technician.

Television

Michael appeared on the TLC shows 19 Kids and Counting and Counting On as the father-in-law of Jessa Duggar.

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