Pat Malony's Family

DESCRIPTION: Mike Malony marries Molly Higgins. "She'd as many relations as fishes in the sea, They ate me out of house and home." The family, including the "seventeen hundred babies... grandmothers and mothers-in-law" are numbered and named.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: marriage humorous food clothes ordeal family moniker
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor p. 128, "Pat Malony's Family" (1 text)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Poor Hard-Working Man" (theme)
File: OCon128

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