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His Widow's Sister

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Puzzle ID:#639
Fun:*** (2.25)
Difficulty:** (2.08)
Submitted By:Jacob**
Corrected By:boodler




It was reported in the paper that Jim Jones had married his widow's sister. How did he do this?


Jim Jones married Ella in 1820; she died in 1830. In 1840 he married Ella's sister, Mary. She became his widow when he died in 1850, so in 1820 he married his widow's sister.

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