Originally Posted by Shaunc
No one will ever know for sure but there are some scholars that do indeed believe that Mary Magdalene was married to Jesus. The main reason/evidence for believing this is that she and Mary, Jesus mother went to the tomb to retrieve his body after the crucifixion. Supposedly at the time in history in Jewish custom this task would only have fallen to close female relatives like wives and mothers.
You make an excellent point about close relatives of Jesus.