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Nurie Katelin Keller (née Rodrigues) (born April 19, 1999) is the first child and first daughter of David Rodrigues and Jill Rodrigues.

She is the sister of Timothy Rodrigues, Kaylee Rodrigues, Renee Rodrigues, Phillip Rodrigues, Samuel Rodrigues, Gabriel Rodrigues, Tessie Rodrigues, Hannah Rodrigues, Olivia Rodrigues, Sadie Rodrigues, Sofia Rodrigues, and Janessa Rodrigues.

She is the wife of Nathan Keller and the mother of their child, Nehemiah.

Early life

Nurie Katelin Rodrigues was born on April 19, 1999, in Queens, New York, to David Rodrigues and Jill Rodrigues. She was the couple's first child, and they went on to have twelve more children after her.

When Nurie was four years old, she became a Christian after realizing she was "a sinner in need of a savior" and asking her parents to help her through a prayer. She considers her "life verses" to be James 4:7-8.

Growing up, Nurie often traveled around the United States with her family, singing in churches, fellowshipping with other families, and promoting their printing business.

Along with her siblings, Nurie was homeschooled growing up. She graduated from high school on June 10, 2017.

In 2001, her family moved from Astoria, Queens, New York to Alpine, New York. In July 2012, her family moved to Charleston, West Virginia. In January 2020, her family moved to Wooster, Ohio.

Personal life

Courtship

On July 1, 2019, Nurie announced via a Facebook Live video on her parents' Facebook page that she was courting Nathan Keller. This courtship was teased on her family's Facebook page on June 11, 2019 and her mother's blog on June 26, 2019. Later that day, her mother posted on her Instagram account that the two had been getting to know each other over the years when their families visited and that both she and Nathan were seeking their parents' guidance in the relationship.

In a later Instagram post, it was revealed that the courtship began "about 3 weeks" prior to the public announcement. They officially began courting in early June 2019. Nathan sent her flowers with a note that read "Dear Nurie, thank you for your friendship for entering this next stage of courtship with me looking forward to what God will do in our future. Love Nathan." Shortly after, Nurie traveled to Georgia with her family to be a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding, which took place on June 29, 2019. Nathan came to Georgia to visit and presented her with a necklace that "made it even more official".

On April 23, 2020, Nathan's 24th birthday, Nurie revealed on her family's Instagram account that they began their relationship on April 23, 2019, Nathan's 23rd birthday.

Engagement

On November 9, 2019, Nathan Keller proposed to Nurie on a bridge outside of the Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia.

Marriage

On July 25, 2020, Nurie married Nathan Edward Keller at Joy Baptist Church in Orrville, Ohio. The couple shared their first kiss at the altar. Nurie's matron of honor was her mother Jill. Her bridesmaids were her sisters Kaylee and Renee, Nathan's sister Priscilla, and her friends Hosanna Noble and Jasmine Cady. Her junior bridesmaids were her sisters Tessie and Hannah. The flower girls were Nurie's sisters Olivia, Sadie, Sofia, and Janessa. Nathan's best man was his brother David. His groomsmen were his brother Daniel, his brother-in-law David, and Nurie's brothers Timothy, Phillip, Samuel, and Gabriel. The ring bearer was Nurie's cousin Garrett Foster.

For their honeymoon, they went to a resort in Ohio, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Motherhood

On February 22, 2021, Nurie and Nathan announced that they were expecting their first child via a Facebook Live video on Nurie's parents' Facebook page. At the time of the announcement, Nurie was in her first trimester and approximately 7 weeks along. They revealed that the baby was due on October 12, 2021.

On June 17, 2021, Nurie and Nathan announced that they were expecting a boy via a Facebook Live video on Nurie's parents' Facebook page.

Nehemiah David Keller was born at 9:44 a.m. on October 11, 2021 at Loving Arms Birth & Wellness Center in Ocala, Florida. He weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Career

Education

Nurie began taking Bible classes at Ripley Baptist Temple, in Ripley, West Virginia, under the Bible Institute Program in Fall 2018. Nurie graduated from this program on May 11, 2020.

Etsy shop

Nurie had a shop on Etsy where she sold jewelry. Although many of the pieces look handmade, it is unknown if Nurie made any of it herself.

Mission work

In January 2018, Nurie went on a mission trip with her father to Botswana. While there, she knocked on doors, helped out pass out Bible tracts, and spent time with local children.

Wedding involvement

Nurie was the maid of honor at her parents David and Jill's vow renewal on August 29, 2017.

She was a bridesmaid at her friend Hosanna Plath's wedding to Timothy Noble on June 29, 2019.

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