Winnisimmet Tales Character Index

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Story Order:
1. Someone Who Cares- covers just before until just after the 6th grade year for Finns
2. True Friends and Family- covers 7th grade year for Finns
3. New Beginnings- covers 8th grade year for Finns
4. A New Finn- Late August until Christmas of 9th grade year
5. Finding Daisy- Mid-November until just after Christmas of 9th grade year
6. Making of A Family- just before Thanksgiving until June of 9th grade year
7. Right Place, Right Time- end of June until early September of 10th grade year
8. Righting Wrongs- just after Thanksgiving until last week of January of 10th grade year
9. Across the Pond- Late August through early November of 11th grade year
10. Sudden Losses- December of 11th grade year
11. Lost and Found- Winter/Spring of 11th grade year
12. Starting Anew- April of 11th grade year
13. Weddings and Reunions- summer between 11th and 12th grade years
14. Diego- November of 12th grade year
15. Real Family- February of 12th grade year
16. Changing Course- after graduation of 12th grade year

Short Stories:
1. For A Friend- set during the late 60s/early 70s, shows family elders during late teens/early 20s
2. Dorothy Vega- A Life. Set during events prior to Someone who cares until start of A New Finn
3. Incorruptible Cop. Set during events of True Friends and Family Part 13
4. Heading East- Toro Family. Set during November of 10th grade year
5. Jaimie’s Day. Set during one day in April of 10th grade year
6. Heading East- Mark. Set two weeks after Jaimie’s dad during a week in April of 10th grade year
7. Outside Looking In. Set during May of 10th grade year
8. Heading East- Jones Family. Set during July between 10th and 11th grade year
9. Christmas Interludes- Christmas of 11th grade year
10. Connecticut Diversion- Set during events of Family
11. Family- Set during February vacation of 11th grade year
12. Help- Set during ffall of 12th grade year
13. Reunions- Set during April of 12th grade year
14. Rivals- flashbacks to all four high school years, prom set during early May of 12th grade year

Locations:
Newhall- small town located in Hadley County, Missouri roughly 10 miles north of Kansas City. Home of the McKinnon family; Former home of the Johnson and Nelson families, previous home Valerie, Jamie, and Michael

Kansas City, Missouri- former home of the Jones family and location of Mark’s former office

Winnisimmet, Massachusetts- tiny city located across the Mystic River from Boston; longtime home of the Finn, Williams, Reagan, and Raymond families; later became home to other families involved in story

Boston- former hometown of Miguel, Joshua, and Peggy; frequently visited for entertainment and historical tours, workplace of Nigel, Richard, Alison, Dr. Dane, Kennedy, Ricardo, Astrid, and Christian

Kensington, Massachusetts- home of Kensington Beach, frequently visited during summer by the kids; sometimes visited for shopping trips; onetime home to Finn family when family went against Williams family’s wishes

London, England, United Kingdom- residence of Walter and Lillian; visited by family on several occassions during vacations and visits to Ophelia and Bradford

Barnstead, Lincolnshire, England- location of the Smith estate and their large manor; longtime home of Bradford and former home of Nigel and Ethan

Los Angelas County- former home of Lindsay, Willow, Tyler, Reyna, Lupe, Miguel, Dorothy, and Deborah; home away from home for Miguel

“Good” characters: members of the “Finn Family” and their parents
Finn Family:
John Finn- husband of Valerie, biological father of JD and Cat, adoptive father of Jaimie, Miles, Logan, Ella, and Michael

Valerie Finn(nee Johnson)- wife of John, biological daughter of Joseph and Evelyn, biological mother of Michael, JD, and Cat, adopive mother of Jaimie, Logan, Ella, and Miles

Jaimie Finn(nee McKinnon)- adopted transgender daughter of John and Valerie, sister of Michael, Miles, Logan, Ella, JD, and Cat; second cousin to Mick, Lance, Neil, Faith, and Michael; love interest of Rick

Michael Finn(ne Johnson)- biological son of Valerie and adopted son of John, brother of Miles, Jaimie, Cat, and JD; biological brother of Ella and Logan, biological nephew of Mick and Sarah, 2nd cousin to Jaimie; love interest of Courtney

Miles Finn(ne Arnold)- adopted son of Valerie and John, brother of Ella, Logan, Michael, Jaimie, JD, and Cat, biological nephew of Melanie and love interest of Christina

Joseph Daniel Finn(JD) and Catherine Melanie(Cat) Finn- fraternal twins, biological children of John and Valerie, younger siblingis of Ella, Logan, Miles, Michael, and Jaimie; best friends of Julio and Willow

Ella Finn(nee Eliot Brown)- biological daughter of Lance and Linda, adopted daughter of John and Valerie, biological sister of Michael and Logan, sister of Jaimie, Cat, Miles, and JD; biological nice of Sophia, biological cousin of Daisy, David, and Patrick

Logan Finn(ne Brown)- biological son of Lance and Linda, adopted son of John and Valerie, biological brother of Michael and Ella, brother of Jaimie, Cat, Miles, and JD; biological nephew of Sophia, biological cousin of Daisy, David, and Patrick

Catherine Finn(nee Williams) and Brent Finn- deaceased; John, Leslie, Karen, and Roland’s parents; Cathering is the biological sister of Victoria Castillo and 2nd cousin of Zeke

Castillo Family:
Jorge Castillo- biological uncle of Penelope, great uncle to Reed, Kylie, and Willie Jr.; adoptive father of Willie, Alice, and Ricardo

Victoria Castillo(nee Williams)- biological sister of Catherine, 2nd cousin(once removed) of Zeke, adoptive mother of Willie, Alice, and Ricardo; biological aunt of John, Karen, Leslie, and Roland

Juan Perez(deceased)- biological nephew of Jorge, biological uncle of Mia; killed for refusing to represent his family and protecting Mia

Sylvester Family:
Leslie Sylvester(nee Finn)- wife of Mark, adoptive mother of Iris and Rachel, biological mother of Marcus,

Mark Sylvester- biological father of Marcus, husband of Leslie, adoptive father of Iris and Rachel

Iris Sylvester(nee Donaldson)- adopted daughter of Mark and Leslie, adopted sister of Rachel, sister of Marcus; love interest of Sam

Rachel Sylvester(nee Murphy)- adopted daughter of Mark and Leslie, adopted sister of Iris, sister of Marcus; no love interests so far

Marcus Quentin Sylvester- biological son of Mark and Leslie and younger brother of Iris and Rachel

Smith Family:
Karen Smith(nee Finn)- wife of Nigel Sr., biogical mother of Bryan, Hannah, and Nigel Jr., adoptive mother of Emma, Nichole, and Ethan

Bryan Smith(ne Morris)- husband of Paige, biological son of Karen, adopted son of Nigel Sr., biological brother of Hannah and Nigel Jr., adopted brother of Nichole, brother of Ethan and Emma; best friend of Pete

Hannah Smith(nee Morris)- wife of Pete, biological daughter of Karen, adopted daughter of Nigel Sr., biological sister of Bryan and Nigel Jr., adopted sister of Nichole, brother of Ethan and Emma; best friend of Paige

Nichole Smith- transgender biological daughter of Nigel Sr., adopted daughter of Karen, biological sister of Nigel Jr., adopted sister of Emma, Bryan, Hannah; brother of Ethan; best friend of Margeret

Nigel Smith Sr.- husband of Karen, biological father of Nichole and Nigel Jr., adoptive father of Hannah, Bryan, Emma, and Ethan

Ethan Smith- biological son of Harry, adopted son of Karen and Nigel Sr., adopted brother of Nigel Jr., Hannah, Bryan, and Nichole

Nigel Smith Jr.- biological son of Karen and Nigel Sr., biological brother of Hannah, Bryan, and Nichole, brother of Ethan and Emma; best briend of Bilily

Pete Smith(ne Orleans)-Husband of Hannah, best friend of Bryan

Paige Smith(nee Connors and Seville)- wife of Bryan, biological daughter of the Sevilles, biological sister of Christina, adopted daughter of Anne, adopted sister of Jenna; best friend of Hannah

Lord Brandford and Lady Ophelia Smith(nee Barrows)- Biological parents of Nigel Sr. And Harry; biological grandparents of Ethan, Nichole, and Nigel Jr.; adoptive grandpartens of Bryan, Hannah, and Emma; Ophelia is elder sister of Camille;

Karen Elise “Sammi” Smith(nee Sinclair)- deceased; Harry’s wife and Ethan’s biological mother

Lord Alistair Young- deceased, ex-husband of Camille, left his titles and estate to Bryan and Pete; future namesake for Pete/Hannah's son

Johnson Family:
Joseph and Evelyn Johnson- biological parents of Valerie and adoptive parents of Mick, Melanie, and Lilly; close friends with Jorge, Victoria, Peggy, Joshua, Sean, Danielle, Louis, Tamara, Walter, Lilian, Christian, and Heather

Lopez Family:
Dan Lopez- husband of Melanie, biological father of Stacy, Rebecca, and DJ; biological uncle of and adoptive father of Julio

Melanie Lopez(nee Rivera)- wife if Dan, biological mother of Stacy, Rebecca, and DJ, biological aunt of Miles, adoptive mother of Julio adopted sister of Mick, Lilly, and Valerie

Stacy Lopez- biological daughter of Dan and Melanie, biological sister of Rebeecca and DJ, sister of Julio; love interst of Scott

Rebecca Lopez- biological daughter of Dand and Melanie, biological sister of Stacy and DJ, sister of Julio; love interest of Thomas

Julio Lopez- biological nephew of Dan, adopted son of Dan and Melanie, adopted brother of DJ, Stacy, and Rebecca; best friend of JD

Daniel John Lopez(DJ)- biological son of Dan and Melanie, biological brother of Stacy and Rebecca, brother of julio; best friend of T.J.

Peterson Family:
Lilly Peterson- widow of Gerry. biological mother of Claire, adoptive mother of Daisy, Patrick and David, adopted sister of Melanie and Valerie, aunt of Sheila; love interest of Vance

Claire Peterson- biological daughter of Lilly and Roland, claimed daughter of Jerry, biological sister of Daisy, sister of David and Patrick; love interest of Will

Daisy Peterson- biological daughter of Roland, adopted daughter of Lilly, biological sister of Claire, David, and Patrick

David Peterson- husband of Emma, biological father of Sophia(II), biological son of Jerry and Sophia(I), adopted son of Lilly, biological brother of Patrick and Daisy, brother of Claire

Patrick Peterson- husband of Deborah, adopted son of Lilly, biological brother of David and Daisy, brother of Claire, adoptive father of Antonio

Deborah Peterson( nee James Thomas and Vega)- transgender wife of Patrick, biological daughter of Dorothy and Jaimie Thomas, sister of Polly; biological cousin of Juanitat and Carmen, adoptive mother of Antonio

Emma Peterson(nee Walker)- wife of David, biological mother of Ophelia, adopted daughter of Nigel and Karen, adopted sister of Bryan, Hanah, Nichole, Nigel, Ethan

Jerry Peterson(deceased)- ex-husband of Sophia, biological father of David and Patrick, adoptive father of Claire, unofficial adoptive father of Daisy, biological uncle of Sheila, ex-husband of Lilly

Sophia Peterson(nee Brown)(deceased)- ex-wife of Jerry; biological mother of Daisy, Patrick, and David, biological grandmother of Sophia(II), biological sister of Linda and Ted; former girlfriend of Roland

Linda Brown(deceased)- ex-wife of Marlene, biological mother of Ella and Logan, biological sister of Sophia and Ted; biological aunt of David, Daisiy, and Patrick; best friend of Juan P.

Nelson Family:
Greta Nelson (nee Myers)- wife of Quentin, biological mother of Jessica, adoptive mother of Scott, biological sister of Tiffany and Sarah; best friend of Beverly

Quentin Nelson- husband of Greta, biological father of Jessica, adoptive father of Scott

Jessica Nelson- biological daughter of Greta and Quentin, sister of Scott; love interest of Eric

Scott Nelson(ne West)- biological son of Tiffany, adopted son of Greta and Quentin, brother of Jessica; love interest of Stacy

Tiffany West(nee Myers)- (deceased)biological mother of Scott, biological sister of Sarah, identical twin of Greta

Samuels Family:
Richard Samuels(sr.)- husband of Olivia, biological father of Rick, adoptive father of Al and Thomas

Richard(Rick) Samuels(jr.)- biological son of Richard and Olivia, brother of Al and Thomas; love interest of Jaimie

Olivia Samuels(nee Chase)- wife of Richard, biological mother of Rick, adopive mother of Al and Thomas, biological sister of Beverly

Alecia(Al) Samuels(nee Alexander Washington)- forced-transgender adopted daughter of Richard and Olivia, biological sister of Thomas, sister of Rick; love interest of Kyle

Thomas Samuels(ne Gault)- biological son of Taylor, bioloigcal brothero f Al, adopted son of Richard and Olivia, brother of Rick; love interest of Rebecca

Bolinger Family:
Beverly Riley(nee Chase)- wife of Jake, biological mother of Will and Jack, biological sister of Olivia, best friend of Greta

William Bollinger “Will” (ne William Riley, Jr.)- Biological son of Beverly, adopted son of Jake, biological brother of Jack; love interest of Claire

Jacob “Jake” Bollinger Sr.- husband of Beverly, biological father of Jack, adoptive father of Will, biological brother of Gabby,

Jacob “Jack” Bollinger Jr.- biological son of Jake and Beverly, biological brother of Will; best friend of Benny

Abigail (Gabby) Bollinger(nee Lawrence )- wife of Zeke, ex-wife of Tom, biological mother of Walter, Ezekiel, Steven, Piere, Courtney and Jessie, adoptive mother of Donald and Amy, biological sister of Jake; best friend of Lilly and Margo

Courtney Bollinger(nee Lawrence)- biological daughter of Gabby and Tom, adopted daughter of Zeke, biological sister of Jessie and Walter, sister of Donald and Amy; love interest of Michael; best friend of Claire and Jenna

Jessie Bollinger(nee Lawrence)- biological daughter of Gabby and Tom, adopted daughter of Zeke, biological sister of Courtney and Walter, sister of Donald and Amy; love interest of Reed; best friend of Rebecca

Donald Bollinger(ne Lee)- biological son of Colby and Felicia, adopted son of Gabby and Zeke, biological brother of Amy, adopted brother of Jessie and Courtney, brother of Walter; love interest of Francesca; best friend of Reed

Amy Bollinger(nee Amesthyst Lee)- biological son of Colby and Felicia, adopted daughter of Gabby and Zeke, biological sister of Donald, adopted sister of Jessie and Courtney, sister of Walter; love interst of Oscar; best friend of Trina

Ezekiel(Zeke) Bollinger(ne Williams)- husband of Gabby, biological father of Walter, adoptive father of Jesesie, Courtney, Donald, and Amy; distant cousin of John, Karen, Leslie, and Roland; best friend of Vance

Walter John Bollinger- biological son of Zeke and Gabby, biological brother of Courtney and Jessie

Connors Family:
Anne Connors- widow of George Connors, biological mother of Jenna, adoptive mother of Christina and Paige; best friend of Olivia

Jenna Connors- biological daughter of Anne and George Connors, sister of Christina and Paige; love interest of George; best friend of Jessica and Jaimie

Christina Connors(nee Seville)- biological daughter of the Sevilles, biological sister of Paige, adopted daughter of Anne, adopted sister of Jenna; love interest of Miles; best friend of Claire

Daniels Family:
Mike Daniels- husband of Zoe, ex-husband of Amelia, biological father of George and Rose, adoptive father of TJ; best friend and partner to Mick and Alex

George Daniels- biological son of Mike and Amelia, adopted son of Zoe, biological brother of TJ and Rose; love interest of Jenna; best friend of Eric

Timothy(T.J.) Daniels- biological son of Amelia, biological brother of George, adopted son of Mike and Zoe, brother of Rose best buddy to DJ

Zoe Daniels(nee Miler)- wife of Mike, adoptive mother of TJ and George, biological mother of Rose; best friends with Mark

Vincent Family:
Alex Vincent- husband of Ricardo, biological father of Eric, adoptive father of Diego; best friend and partner to Mick and Mike

Eric Vincent- biological son of Alex, adopted son of Ricardo, brother of Diego; love interest of Jessica; best friend of George

Ricardo Vincent(ne Ramirez)- husband of Alex, ex-husband of Sierra, biological father of Diego, adoptive father of Eric, biological brother of Alice, adopted son of Jorge

Diego Vincent(ne Eve Rodriguez)- transgender biological son of Alex and Sierra, adopted son of Alex, brother of Eric, love interest of Polly; best friend of Kyle and Oscar

York Family:
James York- husband of Tanya, adoptive father of Sam and Virgil, biological father of Louis

Tanya York(nee Raymond)- wife of James, biological mother of Louis, Sam and Virgil, biological daughter of Joshua and Ingrid, and adopted daughter of Peggy, biological aunt of Jasmine, adoptive aunt of Nancy and Mia

Samantha York(nee Samuel Raymond)- former hermaphrodite, biological daughter of Tanya, adopted daughter of James, biological sister of Virgil and Louis; love interest of Iris; best friend of Francesca

Virgil York(ne Raymond)- biological son of Tanya, adopted son of James, biological brother of Sam and Walter; best friend of Tyler and Trnity

Raymond Family:
Joshua Raymond- husband of Peggy, ex-husband of Ingrid, biological father of Tanya and Astrid, biological grandfather of Louis, Sam, Virgil, and Jasmine, adoptive grandparents of Mia and Nancy

Margaret (Peggy) Raymond(nee Price)- wife of Joshua, biological mother of Astrid, adoptive mother of Tanya, adoptive grandmother of Sam, Virgil, Nancy, and Mia, biological grandmother of Jasmine

Douglas Family:
Paul Douglas- Husband of Rachel, biological father of Margaret, adoptive father of Kyle; best friend of Willie

Rachel Douglas- wife of Paul, biological mother of Margaret, adoptive mother of Kyle, best friend of Riley

Margaret Douglas- biological daughter of Rachel and Paul, sister of Kyle; best friend of Nichole, love interest of Dante

Kyle Douglas- adopted son of Paul and Rachel, adopted brother of Margaret; biological cousin of Ian, biological son of Amber; love interest of Al; best friend of Oscar and Diego

Pena Family:
Wilfredo Pena Sr.(Willie)- husband of Kennedy, adopted son of Jorge and Victoria, adoptive father of Kylie, Reed, and Willie Jr.; best friend of Paul

Kennedy Pena(nee Kenneth Eaton)- transgender wife of Willie, niece of Sean, adoptive mother of Kylie, Reed, and Willie Jr.; best friend of Valerie, Katie, and Melanie

Kylie Pena(nee Kevin Clarence, Jr.)- transgender biological daughter of Kevin and Penelope, adopted daughter of Kennedy and Willie, biological sister of Reed and Willie Jr., great niece of Jorge, 2nd cousin of Mia; best friend of Nancy

Reed Pena(ne Clarence)- biological son of Kevin and Penelope, adopted son of Kennedy and Willie, biological brother of Kylie and Willie Jr., great nephew of Jorge, 2nd cousin of Mia; love interest of Jessie; best friend of Donald, Eric, George, and Michael

Wilfredo(Billy) Pena Jr.- biological son of Kevin and Penelope, adopted son of Kennedy and Willie, biological brother of Kylie and Reed, great nephew of Jorge, 2nd cousin of Mia; best friend of Nigel Jr.

Kelly Family:
William Kelly, Sr.- husband of Amanda, biological father of Junior, adoptive father of Dante, biological son of Danielle and Sean

William Kelly, Jr.(Junior)- biological son of William, biological grandson of Danielle and Sean, adopted son of Amanda, brother of Dante; best friend of Logan, Neil, Ethan

Amanda Kelly(nee Alfred Lincoln)- transgender wife of William, adoptive mother of Junior and Dante; best friend of Alison and Katie

Dante Kelly(ne Green)- adopted son of Amanda and William, brother of Junior, love interest of Margaret

Danielle Kelly- wife of Sean, biological mother of William, biological grandmother of Junior, adoptive mother of Beth, adoptive grandmother of Dante, Francesca, and Benny; best friend of Peggy and Tamara

Sean Kelly(ne Beretta)- husband of Danielle, biological uncle of Kennedy, biological father of William, adoptive father of Beth; best friend of Louis and Walter, former friend of Brent

Jones Family:
Michael “Mick” Jones- husband of Sarah, biological father of Brent, Neil, and Faith, biological brother of Lance, distant cousin of Jaimie, biological uncle of Michael, Ella, and Logan, adopted son of Joseph and Evelyn; best friend of Mike and Alex

Sarah Jones(nee Myers)- wife if Michael, biological mother of Brent, Neil and Faith, biological sister of Tiffany and Greta; best friend of Alison and Karen

Neil Alexander Jones- biological son of Mick and Sarah, biological brother of Brent and Faith, distant cousin of Jaimie; best friend of Logan, Ethan, and Junior

Faith Tiffany Jones- biological daughter of Mick and Sarah, biological sister of Brent and Neil, distant cousin of Jaimie; best friend of Daisy and Ella

Brent Louis Jones- biological son of Mick and Sarah, biological brother of Neil and Faith, distant cousin of Jaimie; best friend of Marcus

Flynn Family:
Todd Flynn- husband of Astrid, biological father of Nancy and Jasmine, adoptive father of Mia; best friend of Nigel and James

Nancy Flynn- biological daughter of Todd, adopted daughter of Astrid, biological sister of Jasmine, sister of Mia; best friend of Kylie, love interest of Steven

Astrid Flynn(nee Raymond)- biological daughter of Peggy and Joshua, biological sister of Tanya, biological mother of Jasmine, adoptive mother of Nancy and Mia; best friend of Karen

Mia Flynn(nee Adrian Hernandez)- adopted transgender daughter of Astrid and Todd, biological niece of Juan P., great-niece of Jorge, 2nd cousin of Kylie, Reed, Billy, and Carlos; best friend of Nichole and Kylie

Jasmine Flynn- biological daughter of Todd and Astrid, biological sister of Nancy, biological granddaughter of Joshua and Peggy, sister of Mia

White-Clark Family:
Wendy and Belle White-Clark(deceased)-the adoptive mothers of Francesca, former best friends of Lupe

Toro Family:
Miguel Toro- biological uncle of Reyna, biological brother of Reymundo Sr., brother-in-law of Lupe, love interest of Dorothy

Lupe Toro(nee Ortiz)- widow of Reymundo Sr., biological mother of Reyna, sister-in-law of Miguel; best friend of Leslie and Tanya; possible love interest of Jordan

Reyna Toro(nee Reymundo Jr.)- transgender biological daughter of Lupe and Reymundo Sr., biological niece of Miguel; love interest of Rachel; best friend of Francesca, Rachel, and Iris

Reymundo Toro Sr.- deceased biological father of Reyna, biological brother of Miguel, ex-husband of Lupe; tried to get Reyna help for gender issues before dying, vowed to have Lupe find love

Herman Family:
Ben Herman- husband of Beth, biological father of Benny, adoptive father of Francesca; best friend of John and Justin

Elizabeth(Beth) Herman(nee Helena)- wife of Ben, biological mother of Benny, adoptive mother of Francesca, adopted daughter of Sean, sister of William; best friend of John and Justin

Francesca Herman(nee White-Clark)- adopted daughter of Beth and Ben, former adopted daughter of Wendy and Belle, adopted sister of Benny; love interest of Donald; best friend of Iris, Francesca, and Reyna

Benjamin “Benny” Herman Jr.- biological son of Beth and Ben, brother of Francesca; best friend of Jack

Porter Family:
Alice Porter(nee Rodriguez and Ramirez)- wife of Shea, ex-wife of Pablo, biological mother of Raul and Stephanie, adoptive mother of Rosalind, biological sister of Ricardo, adopted daughter of Jorge and Victoria; best friend of Dorothy, Gabby, and Olivia

Stephanie Porter(nee Rodriguez)- biological daughter of Alice and Pablo, biological sister of Raul, adopted daughter of Shea, adopted sister of Rosalind; love interest of Trina; best friend of Al

Raul Rodriguez- biological son of Alice and Julio, biological brother of Stephanie, adopted son of Shea, adopted brother of Rosalind; love interest of Avery; best friend of Donald

Rosalind Porter- biological daughter of Shea and Jeanie, adopted daughter of Alice, adopted sister of Raul and Stephanie, best friend of Polly and Al

Shea Porter- husband of Alice, ex-husband of Jeanie, biological father of Monica and Rosalind, adoptive father of Stephanie and Raul; best friend and mentor to Patrick

James Family:
Christian James- husband of Heather, biological father of Paul and Ruth, biological grandfather of Sela and Avery, adoptive grandfather of Sheila, Isobel, and Zoe; friend of Louis, Walter, and Sean, confidant of Jaimie and John

Paul James- Husband of Alexandra, ex-husband of Britney, biological son of Heather and Christina, biological father of Sela, adoptive father of Zoe and Isobel, godfather of Sheila

Alexandra James(nee Thompson)- wife of Paul, biological mother of Isobel, adoptive mother of Zoe and Sela

Isobel James(nee Thompson)- biological daughter of Alexandra, adopted daughter of Paul, adopted sister of Sela, sister of Zoe; love interest of Fabian

Sela James- biological daughter of Britney and Paul, adopted daughter of Alexandra, sister of Isobel and Zoe; love interest of Sebastian

Zoe James(nee Paulson)- adopted daughter of Alexandra and Paul, adopted sister of Sela and Isobel; love interest of Juanita; best friend of Carmen and Adison

Ruth James(nee Long)- ex-wife of Lucius, biological mother of Avery, godmother and adoptive mother of Sheila, biological daughter of Christian and Heather, biological sister of Paul; best friend of Alice and Margo

Avery James(nee Long)- biological daughter of Lucius and Ruth, sister of Sheila; love interest of Raul

Sheila Bailey(nee Patterson)- wife of Ian, biological niece of Jerry, adopted daughter of Ruth, adopted sister of Avery; best friend of Deborah, mentor to Paige and Hannah

Ian Bailey- husband of Sheila, biological nephew of Amber, biological cousin of Kyle; best friend of Sebastian and Fabian; Winnisimmet police officer who sometimes works as a school resource officer at Middle School

Heather James- wife of Christian, biological mother of Paul and Ruth; friends with Tamara and Lilian, later Danielle and Evelyn

Britney James(deceased)- ex-wife of Paul, biological mother of Sela; died from 2nd pregnancy

Phillips Family:
Zachary(Zach) Phillips- husband of Margo, biological father of Trina; Best friend of Quentin

Margo Phillips(nee Wolf)- wife of Zach, biological mother of Trina; best friend of Gabby

Katrina(Trina) Phillips- biological daughter of Zach and Margo; love interest of Stephanie; best friend of Amy and Polly

Pierce Family:
Graham Pierce- husband of Riley, biological father of Oscar, adoptive father of Steven; best friend of Paul James

Riley Pierce- wife of Graham, biological mother of Oscar, adoptive mother of Steven; best friend of Rachel Douglas, mentor to Rebecca

Oscar Pierce- biological son of Riley and Graham, brother of Steven; love interest of Amy; best friend of Kyle and Diego

Steven Pierce(ne Willis)- adoptive son of Riley and Graham, brother of Oscar, love interest of Nancy; best friend of Dante

Vega Family
Dorothy Vega(nee Thomas)- widow of Jaimie, biological mother of Deborah, adoptive mother of Polly, biological aunt of Juanita and Carmen; love interest of Miguel; best friend of Valerie and Alice, former friend of Tiffany

Pauline “Polly” Vega(nee Cook)- adopted daughter of Dorothy, sister of Deborah, love interest of Diego; best friend of Amy and Trina

Jaimie Thomas(nee James Thomas Sr.)- transgender wife of Dorothy, biological father of Deborah, committed suicide after losing Deborah in rigged custody battle; inspiration for Dorothy helping John get younger Jaimie help

Juanita Vega- biological niece of Dorothy, biological fraternal twin sister of Carmen; living with Dorothy due to family collapse; love interest of Zoe; Best friend of Addison

Carmen Vega- wife of Addison; biological niece of Dorothy, biological fraternal twin sister of Juanita; living with Dorothy due to family collapse; best friend and love interest of Addison; mother of Dorothy and Terrence

Addison Vega(nee Adam Camp and Carter)- transgender wife of Carmen, biological father of Dorothy and Terrence; secretary/receptionist for York, Nelson, and Smith Investments; former personal assistant for Lillian; studying business at college alongside Carmen;

Reagan Family:
Louis Reagan- husband of Tamara, biological father of Lindsay, grandfather of Hunter, Bailey, Trinity, Willow and Tyler, adoptive father of Katie, first cousin of Joshua; longtime friend of Brent, Catherine, Danielle, Sean, Walter, and Lillian; well connected city councilor

Tamara Reagan(nee Winslow)- biological mother of Lindsay, grandmother of Willow, Tyler, Hunter, Bailey, Trinity, wife of Louis, adoptive mother of Katie; longtime friend of Peggy, close with Danielle, Lillian, and Catherine

Katelyn "Katie" Eliza(nee Kurtis Benson)- biological father to Hunter and Bailey, adoptive mother of Trinity; wife of Alison; adopted daughter of Louis and Tamara, adopted sister of Lindsay, first cousin to Kevin, second cousin of Tanya and Astrid; transgender lawyer who represented Ricardo and Gabby; former 1st grade teacher now working as emergency replacement at early learning center; best friend of John, Valerie, Ricardo

Dr. Alison “Al” Eliza- biological mother of Hunter and Bailey, adoptive mother of Trinity; wife of Katie; psychiatrist seeing most of the transgender children of the family

Trinity Lila Eliza(nee Terrence Palmer)- adoptive daughter of Alison and Katie, sister of Hunter and Bailey, best friend of Tyler and Virgil

Lindsay Reagan- wife of Juan, biological mother of Angel, Tyler and Willow, biological daughter of Tamara and Louis, sister of Katie, second cousin of Tanya and Astrid; divorced from her husband with full custody of the kids; best friend of Zachary and Quentin

Tyler Louis Reagan- biological son of Lindsay, adopted son of Juan, biological grandson of Louis and Tamara, biological brother of Willow and Angel; best friends with Virgil and Trinity

Willow Tamara Reagan- biological daughter of Lindsay, adopted daughter of Juan biological granddaughter of Louis and Tamara, biological sister of Tyler and Angel; best friends with Cat

Juan Reagan(ne Alvarez)- husband of Lindsay, biological father of Angel, adoptive father of Tyler and Willow; protege of Louis, best friend of Miguel

Eagleson Family:
Cynthia Eagleson(nee Sullivan)- Ex-wife of Liam, biological mother of Jordan, biological grandmother of Mason; 7th grade teacher at Winnisimmet Middle School complex assigned to Dorothy's school; taught all middle and high school students in family except Reyna, Rachel, Donald, Scott, and Jessica; endured most abuse and complaints of any other teacher in school history due to her support for Jaimie and later Sam(when believed Sam was transgender not hermaphrodite)

Jordan Sullivan(ne Julia Eagleson)- transgender biological mother of Mason, biological son of Cynthia and Liam; new partner of Ricardo, best friend of Lucy

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“Bad” characters: characters who cause problems, end up in jail, or are disgraced publicly after interacting with the family on multiple occasions

Finn Family:
Roland Finn- biological son of Brent and Catherine, biological father of Daisy and Claire

Williams Family:
Victoria Williams(I)- 1st cousin of Catherine and Victoria(II), biological aunt of Zeke, namesake of Victoria; had longtime crush on Brent Finn, killed close friend of Brent/Louis/Walter in retaliation for spurned love, tormented Finn Family until Brent lost everything; had four-decade long criminal empire before exposed by Zeke

Raymond Family:
Ingrid Raymond(nee Parker)- biological mother of Tanya, ex-wife of Joshua; in prison for assault, kidnapping, multiple felonies

Lawrence Family-
Tom Lawrence- ex-husband of Gabby, biological father of Jessie, Courtney, Steven, Pierre, and Ezekiel; in prison for assault, perjury, tax evasion, and child abandonment

Ezekiel Lawrence- biological son of Gabby and Tom, biological brother of Pierre, Steven, Jessie, and Courtney; in prison for assault and battery and armed robbery; twin of Pierre, disowned by Gabby

Pierre Lawrence- biological son of Gabby and Tom, biological brother of Ezekiel, Steven, Jessie, and Courtney; in prison for assault and battery and armed robbery; twin of Ezekiel, disowned by Gabby

Steven Lawrence- biological son of Gabby and Tom, biological brother of Ezekiel, Pierre, Jessie, and Courtney; in prison for assault and battery; disowned by Gabby

Rodriguez/Ramirez Family
Pablo Rodriguez- abusive ex-husband of Alice, biological father of Raul and Stephanie, boyfriend of Sierra; claimed to be Diego’s father; involved in criminal activities, abusive towards Diego

Sierra Ramirez- biological mother of Diego, ex-wife of Ricardo; abusive towards Diego; involved in secret relationship with Masters; unknowingly caused downfall of Todwell

Daniels Family
Amelia Daniels- ex-wife of Mike, biological mother of George and T.J.; fled state after surrendering T.J. to George and Mike's care

Smith Family:
Harry Smith(deceased)- ex-husband of Sammie, biological father of Ethan, biological son of Ophelia and Bradford, biological brother of Nigel Sr.

Nicholas Jeffries- former butler for Smith family, Harry's co-conspirator

Camille Young(nee Barrows)- dishonored ex-wife of Alistair, biological sister of Ophelia; had affairs with employees at Young estate

Clarence Family:
Penelope Clarence(nee Castillo)- wife of Kevin, biological mother of Vincent, Albert, Reed, Kylie, and Willie Jr., biological aunt of Carlos; abused Kylie and Reed, conspired to get John arrested for abuse

Kevin Clarence- husband of Penelope and biological father of Vincent, Albert, Kylie, Reed, and Willie Jr.; tried to murder Jaimie but maimed Nichole instead

Vincent Clarence- biological son of Penelope and Kevin, biological brother of Albert, Reed, Kylie, and Willie Jr.; tried to murder Jaimie, assaulted Nichole instead

Albert Clarence- biological son of Penelope and Kevin, biological brother of Vincent, Reed, Kylie, and Willie Jr.; tried to murder Jaimie, assaulted Nichole instead, conspirator to get John arrested for abuse

Saunders/Blue Family
Marlene Saunders(deceased)- ex-wife of Linda, secretly dating Ted for years, former secretary/legal clerk for Juan; tried Juan for crimes she and Ted committed

Ted Blue(ne Brown)(deceased)- biological brother of Linda; unknown boyfriend of Marlene, former colleague of Juan; tried to frame Juan for his crimes; killed by Silvio

Silvio Nero(deceased)- mobster who stole money from mob families to fund side business, killed Marlene and Linda in retaliation for losing money to the kids; murdered by mob for breaking code of ethics for going after Linda

Porter Family
Martin Poland- former 8th grade history teacher, brother of Jeanie; fought John over Scott and Jessica, philosophies of teaching; fired for transphobic abuse towards Jaimie

Jeanie Porter(nee Poland)- ex-wife of Shea, biological mother of Monica and Rosalind; former teacher at elementary complex, former teachers union president; fired for assaulting Rosalind; in prison for enticing minors, criminal pandering, and tax evasion

Monica Porter- biological daughter of Shea and Jeanie, biological sister of Rosalind; longtime feud with Jaimie and her friends; tried to frame Thomas, Michael, and Deborah for crimes but had them backfire; assaulted Jaimie at prom, sent to prison for child pornography, extortion, statutory rape, contributing to the delinquency of a minor

Teachers:
Mrs. Nunez- former Spanish teacher at Winnisimmet High School; continuously harassed Miles until intervention by Jake, fired for violating students' rights; inspired to go after Miles by Monica

Mr. Sky- former English teacher at Winnisimmet High School; constantly abusive towards students particularly Reed, fired for harassment and violating students' rights; tried to entice girls before getting fired for treatment of Reed

Mr. Essex- teacher at Nichole’s former school in England; elder brother of Pamela; stirred up hatred and bigotry against Nichole; in prison for assault, creating disturbance, misappropriation of funds

Mr. Hogan- Daisy’s and formerly Kylie’s kindergarten teacher; caught on video abusing Junior Kelly and Kylie; found to have videotaped his abuses and later taking part in a pornography ring; in discrete relationship with Ms. Mead; enforcer for Jeanie before being sent to jail

Ms. Mead- former principal, fired for bias against transgender students; in prison for allowing Kylie and Junior to be assaulted; in relationship with Mr. Hogan; close friend of Jeanie before being fired for actions towards Kylie

Ms. May- former 1st grade teacher who was verbally abusive towards the children while principal wasn't near; mouthed off to principal in front of Valerie, Karen, and Lilly; verbally assaulted Trinity, Tyler, and Virgil

Mr. Rice- Todwell’s brother-in-law; Diego’s former principal, part of scheme to close school to sell to Todwell’s development firm

Ordinary citizens
Jason Baker- onetime friend of Scott, town’s bully; biological son of Sheriff Baker, father of Sylvia Palmer’s baby; eventually investigated and incarcerated for rape, manslaughter; turned into bigger bully when Scott snapped after Jaimie’s assault

Phillip Hall- biological son of Judge Hall, stepsister of Sylvia Palmer; onetime friend of Scott, town’s bully; eventually investigated and incarcerated for rape, manslaughter; turned into bigger bully when Scott snapped after Jaimie’s assault

Carlos Castillo- biological great-nephew of Jorge, nephew of Penelope, 1st cousin of Reed, Kylie, and Billy, 2nd cousin of Mia; in secure juvenile detention for assault, attempted escape, conspiracy to commit murder of Mia

Liam Eagleson- abusive husband of Cynthia, biological father of Jordan, biological grandfather of Mason; drove Jordan out when he came out, won custody of Mason in bitter battle

Public officials:
Lance Jones- biological father of Michael, Ella, and Logan, biological brother of Mick, distant cousin of Jaimie; in prison for falsifying documents, lying in court, fixing cases, civil rights violations regarding Jaimie's adoption by John

Dr. Eliot- refused medical care to Jaimie for mental health issues, refused medical care to Hannah due to Jaimie being in girl clothes; stole John's medical records then tried to use them to get John removed as Jaimie's guardian

Taylor Gault- biological father of Thomas; tried to kill Al after killing her parents; corrupt prosecutor who received kickbacks from criminals to keep from being arrested; now a paraplegic due to accident in jail

Yancy Quill- corrupt head of public safety at Salem State, imprisoned for multiple charges relating to releasing information regarding Deborah's past

Carl Masters- bigoted and corrupt DFC social worker who had affair with Sierra, ignored Diego’s neglect, removed Trinity from Katie and Alison, and tried to remove Polly; part of scheme to get Diego’s school sold to Todwell’s company

Jay Burke- corrupt ADA who extorted girls who reported his son and friends for groping, assaulting them; part of scheme to sell Diego’s school to Todwell’s company

Duane Todwell- corrupt developer who used his money to influence key people to get his developments built; went after Diego unknowingly starting chain reaction leading to downfall of himself, Burke, Rice, and others

Judge Hall- corrupt judge that replaced Judge Mitchell in Hadley County, MO court; father of Phillip Hall and stepfather of Sylvia Palmer

Arthur Davis- former regional director of Missouri Department of Social Services; brother of Mark’s former landlord, part of conspiracy to remove Mark to keep secret investments from exposure

Sheriff Baker- biological father of Jason; corrupt sheriff of Hadley County that escaped initial purge but exposed by Mark’s situation

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Supporting characters: people who interact with the group but aren’t around them every day

Public Officials:
Walter Gorman- husband of Lillian, longtime friend of Louis and Brent; US Ambassador to The Court of St. James'

Lillian Gorman(nee Morris)- wife of Walter, distant cousin of Bryan and Hannah, longtime friend of Louis, Brent, and Catherine; unofficial duties due to being wife of ambassador

School Officials:
Yvette King(nee Prince)- wife of Ivan; friend and teammate of Karen in school; principal of one of Winnisimmet elementary schools; adoptive mother of Mia's love interest

Ivan King- husband of Yvette; 3rd grade teacher appointed to replace abusive teacher, longtime friend of Yvette who harbored deep feelings for her before dating

Shawn Xavier- athletic director at Winnisimmet High and head of health and physical education for Winnisimmet School District, baseball coach for high school; mentor to Jake, John, Sean

Justin Stoner- freshman and senior English teacher at Winnisimmet High School; nearly fired for bad treatment of Francesca after death of Wendy and Belle; former abuse victim, empathizes and connects with Donald and students after Donald's abuse made known; love interest of Lucy; adoptive father of transgender niece

Ms. Shriner- 6th grade teacher at Winnisimmet Middle School complex assigned to Dorothy's school; taught all middle and high school students in the family except Jaimie, Michael, Donald, Scott, and Jessica; used to all sorts of students, unafraid to fight Jeanie over Rosalind's actions

Doctors:
Dr. Charles Dane- child psychologist; sought out frequently by family for evaluations for PTSD, depression, other issues; best friend of Alison

Dr. Edith Bell- gender psychiatrist at Boston Sinai Hospital treating Deborah, Mia, and Trinity, later Jaimie(post op); formerly treated Katie before Trinity restarted talks; close friend of Alison who covered during her pregnancy; lesbian who dates Judge Perez

Legal People:
Judge Mitchell- now retired judge who oversaw John's custody hearing and Scott's placement into Greta and Quentin's care

Judge Matthews- senior judge at Winnisimmet District Court, frequently oversees cases involving the family; quickly approved multiple adoptions due to threats to children

Judge Martha Perez- senior udge at Suffolk County Family and Probate Court; frequently oversees custody battle, adoptions, and divorces of Finn Family members; distant cousin of Juan Perez, aunt to Sebastian and Fabian, closeted lesbian who takes interest in Dr. Bell

Jonas Bloomfield- solicitor in England, friend of Valerie, oversaw custody hearing involving Ethan and lawsuit against police by Nigel and Karen

Judge Olsen- Worcester District Court judge; oversaw much of the chaos in Worcester involving Todwell case; kept Burke from getting at Diego through courts



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