John David Duggar and Abbie Grace Burnett are married!
The couple — 28-year-old Duggar and 26-year-old Burnett — also released a statement saying they are excited to be married and thankful to god.
John David Duggar and Abbie Grace Burnett finally tied the knot on Saturday in Arkansas after four months of being together.
The Duggar family confirmed the marriage on their website in a post titled "Husband and Wife!" The post said: "We are overjoyed for the two of them to begin their married life together. We know the Lord has brought them together and will use them to reach many people. We are so happy to be surrounded by family and friends and we thank you all for your prayers and support for John and Abbie!"
The couple — 28-year-old Duggar and 26-year-old Burnett — also released a statement saying they are excited to be married and thankful to god, PEOPLE reported. "We are so excited to be married! It was a beautiful moment and we so appreciate our friends and family for sharing this day with us,” the statement said. “Most of all we are thankful to Christ for bringing us together. This is going to be an amazing journey!"
The couple, who began dating in June, announced the news first in a TLC video: "We’ve known of each other for several years, but we didn’t meet ’til … ” Duggar said as Burnett, who works as a nurse, added, “John flew in for a church event here in Oklahoma where I’m from. We really got connected then.”
"Yeah, a couple months ago,” the Counting On star said. “We fell in love very quickly. And it’s been a wonderful journey thus far and taking the next step to move onto a courtship.” The couple reportedly got engaged when Duggar proposed to Burnett in an airplane hangar in front of a sign that read “Abbie, Will You Marry Me?"
Shortly after the proposal, the engagement was announced on their family website through a joint statement, saying: "Wow! We are engaged! This feels even more real than before! It was a special moment to share together."
“The proposal and the ‘YES’ really solidified that we want to spend the rest of our lives together. One of the most amazing things about following Christ is being able to trust Him to direct your path and lead your life. We are so thankful that He led us to one another. Now we need to start thinking about a wedding!” the statement added.