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Jessa Duggar Marries Ben Seewald: 19 Kids and Counting Star Ties the Knot

Jessa Duggar married Ben Seewald.
Jessa Duggar married Ben Seewald.

Meet the Seewalds! Jessa Duggar became a married woman on Saturday, Nov. 1, when she wed her love Ben Seewald, TLC confirms to Us Weekly.The reality star, 21, said "I do" to Seewald, 19, at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Ark.

The bride and groom were feted by nearly 1,000 guests, with the reception decorated with peach flowers and white roses. For a sweet touch, white ribbons were added to the end of the pews where the newlyweds' families sat.

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Duggar's younger sister Jinger was her maid of honor. She was also joined by bridesmaids Jessica Seewald, Danielle Seewald, Michelle Seewald, Peyton Weiss, Anna Hackel, and Amara Query. Seewald's best man was best friend Dylan McMahan. His groomsmen included his sibling Russ Seewald and Duggar's brothers Josiah and Joseph. Flower girls included Jordyn-Grace Duggar and Faith Seewald.

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Grandparents and mothers of the couple were seated during a rendition of "Amazing Grace." Bridesmaids followed to Rebecca Seewald singing "Love Never Falls." The blushing bride then walked down the aisle to Erin Paynes' "Bridal March." An insider tells Us that Jessa's older sister Jill, now pregnant with her first child, kept smiling sweetly to her husband Derick Dillard during the ceremony.

It was a quick engagement for the now-married couple, as they got engaged just two-and-a-half months before their wedding date. Duggar accepted Seewald's proposal on August 14, after he presented her with a 0.75-carat diamond engagement ring

"God has written an amazing story through our courtship, and another chapter has just begun!" the happy couple said in a statement at the time. "We are thrilled to see what the future holds." 

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Jessa is the third of the Duggar children to tie the knot. Her brother Josh, 26, previously married his wife Anna Keller in 2008, and Jessa's older sister Jill, 23, married Derick Dillard this past June. It's an exciting time for Jill and Derrick, as they announced this past August that they are expecting their first child, a boy, together. 

Following in her family's religious rules and traditions, Jessa had her parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar heavily involved in her courtship with Seewald. They had strict rules in the months leading up to their engagement. 

Related: PHOTOS: Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's Wedding Album

Ahead of their big day, the Seewalds registered for wedding gifts at retailers including Amazon and Bed, Bath, & Beyond. The couple's registries included requests for everything from a pink hairdryer to an Apple MacBook Air computer. 

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