Seewald also comes from a big family, being the oldest of seven children.
The two met in church, and then asked to correspond via text and on the phone. They've decided to save their first kiss for marriage, and only started holding hands since getting engaged.
"He's the first one she has shown interest in that has a spiritual focus and legitimate calling about ministry work," Jim Bob told People in September about allowing the two to court. "When a guy is pursing your daughter, you want to check him out and see if there are any red flags, and with Ben, there hasn't been. He is very sharp. It appears like a match made in heaven."