Jens is here with his parents and a sister in 1840, unmarried, and as I understand from Paul's posting, he married in 1843. WHo did he marry first, if he did?
thisted, Hassing, Snedsted, Gjersbøll By, , et Huus, 58, FT-1840 Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place: Peder Thorsted 68GiftInderste, Dagleier Onz Marie Poulsdatter 68Gifthans Kone Maren Pedersdatter 30Ugiftderes Børn *Jens Pedersen 25Ugiftderes Børn
Same family is here in 1834 - Jens unmarried:
thisted, Hassing, Snedsted, Aarup Skoledistrikt / Gjersbøl bye, , et Huus, 40, FT-1834 Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place: Peder Jensen Thorsted 60GiftSteenhugger [Unse] Marie Poulsdatter 61Gifthans kone *Jens Pedersen 19Ugiftderes søn, Steenhugger
Karen Guldager Pedersdatter was Jens' first wife. She died 19 Sep 1842, 40 years old (Image 260, Snedsted, Hassing, Thisted - 1835-1852. She is here in 1840, unmarried. It says at her death that she has been married twice:
thisted, Hundborg, Sjørring, Dollerup Bye, , en Gaard, 96, FT-1840 Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place: Niels Jensen 35GiftGaardmand Maren Christensdatter 48Gifthans Kone Christiane Nielsdatter 8UgiftDeres Børn Ane Nielsdatter 4UgiftDeres Børn Niels Damsgaard 83EnkemandAftægtsmand Peder Nicolaisen 20UgiftTjenestefolk Anders Madsen 20UgiftTjenestefolk Inger Marie Nielsdatter 25UgiftTjenestefolk *Karen Guldager Pedersdatter 37UgiftInderste og Væverske
Jens and Karen married 20 March 1842 in Sjørring parish, Hundborg, Thisted - 1837-1872 - image 216. It says that she was a widow.