Three Perished in the Snow [Laws G32]

DESCRIPTION: A woman and her three young children are struggling through a snowstorm. The children ask their mother to make them warm, but she cannot help. The next morning the three are found clasped in each others' arms, dead
AUTHOR: Eddie Fox
EARLIEST DATE: 1878 (as "She Perished in the Snow")
KEYWORDS: family children death mother
FOUND IN: US(MA,SE,So)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Laws G32, "Three Perished in the Snow"
McNeil-SFB2, pp. 101-102, "Three Perished in the Snow" (1 text, 1 tune)
FSCatskills 69, "She Perished in the Snow" (1 text, 1 tune)
Arnold, p. 98, "Three Perished in the Sow" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 715, PRSHSNOW*

Roud #1931
RECORDINGS:
Lester McFarland & Robert Gardner, "Perished in the Snow" (Brunswick 561, c. 1930)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Hush-oh-bye Baby" (plot)
cf. "It Was Early One Cold Winter's Morning" (theme)
File: LG32

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