19 Kids and Counting Wiki

Terry Lynn Forsyth (born December 15, 1959) is the patriarch of the Forsyth family. He is the husband of Roxanne Forsyth, with whom he has 2 children and 5 grandchildren. He is the ex-husband of Julia Rowe, with whom he has 2 children and 11 grandchildren.


Terry was previously married to Julia Ann Rowe from November 29, 1979 to September 10, 1982.

Terry married Roxanne Waters on June 15, 1985, in Bowie County, Texas.


Terry has two children with Julia.

Their first child, son Brandon Lynn, was born on September 12, 1980. He is married to Stephanie New. Together, they have 5 children. Their first child, son Noah, was born on July 16, 2013. Their second child, son Ephraim Levi, was born on July 17, 2014. Their third child, son Silas, was born on June 10, 2016. Their fourth child, daughter Miriam, was born on January 16, 2018. Their fifth child, daughter Ada Beate, was born on October 5, 2019.

Their second child, daughter Rachael Marie, was born on March 23, 1982. She is married to Nick Tunstill. Together, they have 6 children. Their first child, daughter Alora Ann, was born on August 25, 2002. Their second child, daughter Adeline Marie, was born on August 22, 2004. Their third child, daughter Alyza Brooke, was born on August 19, 2011. Their fourth child, daughter Allove Rose, was born on November 4, 2013. Their fifth child, son Nicholas Arrow, was born on May 27, 2018. Their sixth child, daughter Agnes Joy, was born on July 20, 2021.

Terry has two children with Roxanne.

Their first child, daughter Meagan Elizabeth, was born on September 28, 1991. She is married to Bobby Ballinger. Together, they have 3 children. Their first child, daughter Harper Lynn, was born on March 28, 2017. Their second child, daughter Marlie Denise, was born on September 9, 2018. Their third child, son Robert "Bear" Alan III, was born on July 9, 2020.

Their second child, son Austin Martyn, was born on December 11, 1993. He is married to Joy-Anna Duggar. Together, they have 2 children. Their first child, son Gideon Martyn, was born on February 23, 2018. Their second child, daughter Evelyn Mae, was born on August 21, 2020. The couple miscarried a daughter, Annabell Elise, in June 2019.


Family Camp

Terry and Roxanne currently own and operate Fort Rock Family Camp in Combs, Arkansas.


Terry is frequently featured on the TLC show Counting On as the father-in-law of Joy-Anna Duggar.