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ParentsEdit

  • Garrett Floyd Ruark, December 7, 1924 - June 18, 2010 (aged 85)
  • Ethel Marie Ruark (née Hardin), February 19, 1927 - August 11, 1991 (aged 64)
    • Garrett and Ethel were married on April 21, 1943.
      • They remained married until Ethel's death in 1991.

ChildrenEdit

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Pamela Ethel June 14, 1944 (1944-06-14) (age 76) Married to Jerry Peters. They have 4 children.
2 Freda October 4, 1948 -
December 4, 2015 (aged 67)
Divorced from Thomas Benderman. They have 3 children.
3 Evelyn Alice December 27, 1950 (1950-12-27) (age 69) Partnered with Sharon Callahan.
4 Kathie Ann September 19, 1952 -
March 14, 2013 (aged 60)
Married to Richard Arnold. They have 2 children.
5 Garrett Floyd, Jr. June 26, 1954 (1954-06-26) (age 66) Married to Cindy Wiggins. They have 1 child.
6 Carolyn Ann November 21, 1961 (1961-11-21) (age 58) Married to John Hutchins. They have 2 children.
7 Michelle Annette September 13, 1966 (1966-09-13) (age 54) Married to Jim Bob Duggar. They have 19 children.

Extended familyEdit

Pamela's familyEdit

Pamela married Jerome Douglas Peters (December 27, 1943 (1943-12-27) (age 76)) on June 20 1962. They have four children.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Douglas Wayne May 5, 1965 (1965-05-05) (age 55) Married to Theresa Peters. They have 2 children.
2 Timothy Dwayne October 17, 1966 (1966-10-17) (age 53) Married to Beth Peters. They have 4 children.
3 William Benjamin November 1, 1971 (1971-11-01) (age 48) Married to Angela Peters. They have 4 children.
4 Jason Scott December 29, 1976 (1976-12-29) (age 43) Married to Kristina Peters. They have 6 children.

Doug's familyEdit

Doug married Theresa Lynn Edwards (September 18, 1966 (1966-09-18) (age 54) on June 25, 1989. They have 2 children, 1 of whom is deceased.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Tyler Douglas November 11, 1991 - July 7, 2013 (aged 21) Died after being killed in a car accident by a drunk driver.
2 Leah Danielle September 16, 1994 (1994-09-16) (age 26) Married to Michael Alford. They have 2 children.

Tim's familyEdit

Tim married Elizabeth Ann Drake (September 4, 1970 (1970-09-04) (age 50)) on July 8, 1993. They have 4 children.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Katherine Elizabeth October 19, 1995 (1995-10-19) (age 24)
2 Elizabeth Frances September 9, 1996 (1996-09-09) (age 24)
3 Annie Marie September 17, 1997 (1997-09-17) (age 23)
4 Elise Caroline September 28, 1998 (1998-09-28) (age 22)

Will's familyEdit

Will married Angela Dawn Wiggins (November 2, 1976 (1976-11-02) (age 43)) on July 8, 1995. They have 4 children.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Lucas Daniel September 12, 1997 (1997-09-12) (age 23) Married to Taylor Ponder. They have 1 child.
2 Jacob Edward July 30, 1999 (1999-07-30) (age 21)
3 Evan Lawrence August 21, 2001 (2001-08-21) (age 19)
4 Emily Angela October 7, 2003 (2003-10-07) (age 16)

Jason's familyEdit

Jason married Kristina Maria Manzo (September 27, 1975 (1975-09-27) (age 45)) on July 15, 1995. They have 6 children.

Name Date of Birth Notes
1 Ana Lyn March 14, 1996 (1996-03-14) (age 24) Fraternal twin sister of Breanna.
2 Breana Amber March 14, 1996 (1996-03-14) (age 24) Fraternal twin sister of Ana.
3 Michaela Olivia January 1, 1998 (1998-01-01) (age 22)
4 Jordan Scott March 25, 2000 (2000-03-25) (age 20)
5 Jamesetta Meredith October 26, 2002 (2002-10-26) (age 17)
6 Anthony Wayne September 5, 2004 (2004-09-05) (age 16)

Freda's familyEdit

Freda was married to Thomas Benderman (March 18, 1941 - November 28, 2010 (aged 69)) from 1970 until 1986. They have 3 children.

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Johnnie Melanie May 9, 1964 (1964-05-09) (age 56) Married. They have 2 children.
2 Leslie Mae June 1, 1966 (1966-06-01) (age 54) Married to Russell Mountain. They have 5 children.
3 Andre Thomas April 16, 1972 (1972-04-16) (age 48)

Evelyn's familyEdit

Evelyn entered into a civil partnership with Sharon Callahan on December 28, 1988.

Kathie's familyEdit

Kathie married Richard Wayne Arnold (September 12, 1949 (1949-09-12) (age 71)) on June 5, 1971. They have two children.

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Richard Wayne Jr. April 13, 1979 (1979-04-13) (age 41) Married to Emily Matthews. They have 3 children.
2 Laberta Dawn October 29, 1981 (1981-10-29) (age 38) Married to Stan Holowiecki. They have 3 children.

Garrett's familyEdit

Garrett married Cynthia Lynn Wiggins on June 13, 1981. They have one child.

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Erin M. Married to Rusty Curington. They have 3 children.

Carolyn's familyEdit

Carolyn is married to John Hutchins (May 3, 1961 (1961-05-03) (age 59)). They have two children.

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Jonathan Huston Married to Lyndsey Watson. They have 2 children.
2 Rachel N. Married to Michael Wright. They have 2 children.

Michelle's familyEdit

Michelle married James Robert Duggar (July 18, 1965 (1965-07-18) (age 55)) on July 21, 1984. They have 19 children.

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Joshua James March 3, 1988 (1988-03-03) (age 32) Married to Anna Duggar. They have 6 children.
Caleb Ryan Duggar January 23, 1989 Miscarriage.
2 Jana Marie January 12, 1990 (1990-01-12) (age 30) Birth via emergency C-section. Fraternal twin sister of John.
3 John-David Married to Abbie Duggar. They have 1 child.
4 Jill Michelle May 17, 1991 (1991-05-17) (age 29) Married to Derick Dillard. They have 2 children.
5 Jessa Lauren November 4, 1992 (1992-11-04) (age 27) Married to Ben Seewald. They have 3 children.
6 Jinger Nicole December 21, 1993 (1993-12-21) (age 26) Homebirth. Married to Jeremy Vuolo. They have 1 child. Expecting baby #2.
7 Joseph Garrett January 20, 1995 (1995-01-20) (age 25) Homebirth. Married to Kendra Duggar. They have 2 children.
8 Josiah Matthew August 28, 1996 (1996-08-28) (age 24) Married to Lauren Duggar. They have 1 child.
9 Joy-Anna October 28, 1997 (1997-10-28) (age 22) Married to Austin Forsyth. They have 1 child. Expecting baby #2.
10 Jedidiah Robert December 30, 1998 (1998-12-30) (age 21) Fraternal twin brother of Jeremiah.
11 Jeremiah Robert Fraternal twin brother of Jedidiah.
12 Jason Michael April 21, 2000 (2000-04-21) (age 20)
13 James Andrew July 7, 2001 (2001-07-07) (age 19)
14 Justin Samuel November 15, 2002 (2002-11-15) (age 17)
15 Jackson Levi May 23, 2004 (2004-05-23) (age 16) Birth via emergency C-section.
16 Johannah Faith October 11, 2005 (2005-10-11) (age 14)
17 Jennifer Danielle August 2, 2007 (2007-08-02) (age 13)
18 Jordyn-Grace Makiya December 18, 2008 (2008-12-18) (age 11) Birth via emergency C-section.
19 Josephine Brooklyn December 10, 2009 (2009-12-10) (age 10) Born 3 months prematurely via emergency C-section.
Jubilee Shalom Duggar December 8, 2011 Miscarried daughter.
20 Tyler Wayne February 10, 2008 (2008-02-10) (age 12) Jim Bob and Michelle's great-nephew whom they have legal custody over.

Great-grandchildrenEdit

As of 2010, there were twenty great-grandchildren. There are fifty now with two more on the way, including:

Great-great-grandchildrenEdit

The Ruark family has three great-great grandchildren:

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