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A chapter in the book TROUBLED TIME IN KANSAS - 1858

Troubled Times Kanas Character List

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LIST OF CHARACTERS FOR "TROUBLE TIMES IN KANSAS - OCTOBER, 1858 If you plan on reading more than one chapter, you might want to print this for your own reference instead of coming back time and again.

MAIN CHARACTERS
JOE TYSON - Son of a mountain man, retired to farming in west central Kansas. Six foot, one hundred and eighty pounds, gray hair, early fifties.
Viola -Mc Person -Tyson - Joe's wife's Father is wealthy merchant
Bison Tyson - Joe's oldest child
Zachariah Thaddeus Tyson - Joe's third oldest child.
Ellen Tyson - Joe's oldest daughter, younger than Bi, older than Zeke
Josh Branson - Son of a trader, long time friend and partner
Melissa Winslow Branson - Josh's wife's. Father is successful arm dealer.
Joe (Joe B.) Branson, Their son.
Horace Jenkins - Sheriff of Saline County
Amy Jenkins - Horace's wife
Sam Wilson - Mayor of Resurrection , General Manager
Louise Wilson - wife - Dark hair beauty
Brenda Wilson - daughter - physical traits of her mother.
Timothy O'Reilly - ward of Bi and Brenda Orphan train, appoximately ten years of age.

TOWN PEOPLE
Jesse Hills - Livery
Martha Hills - Jesse's Wife
Byron Rogers - owner of the hotel and mayor of Salina.
Nate Bailey - gambler who was saved from thugs by Bi and Zeke.
Toby Jefferson - black who works for Jesse Hills.
Moses James - black free man - long time Salina Resident.
Clara's - Salina restaurant Clara Nichols - owner
Hank Davidson - Clara's cook.
Billy Sparks, Editor of Salina's Scrape Goat Review.
Jake Weber - Salina General Store
Wanda Pearson, widow, Wanda's Millinery
Dr. Brett Stevens - medical doctor, Resurrection's doctor.
Martha Stevens - his wife
Emily Stevens - their fourteen year old daughter.


MINOR CHARACTERS
George Schippel - German Farmer turned Ferry man.
John Schippel Son of George
Henry Morgan - slaver, leader, middle age, five foot seven, robust, black hair and beard.
Stewart Morgan -slaver, Henry's younger brother, Five foot ten, slender, late thirties, black hair, thin beard.
Pete Gibson - slaver, mid thirties, five foot six, heavy set, brown hair.
Roy Malone - slaver , twenty years old, five foot eleven, blonde hair, scraggily beard.
Clyde Myers- political antagonist of Tyson - His Farm is not located in Resurrection.
Slim Peters - Salina Farmer - Ohio.
John Calhoun Beaumont - Southern Minister
Judge "Massa" Benjamin Galloway - favored the pro-slavers
Cliff Baker - Galloway's right hand man
Col. David Dawson - Commander of Fort Riley.
Widow Cora Bedford - hired Larry Higgins to work on her farm outside of St. Louis.
Patrick Morgan - leader of Mo. Gang.
Lieutenant George Matthews - Fort Riley
Captain Thomas Quinn - Missouri Queen
Captain Jonas Becker - Sun Flower
Bill Sharpe - Joe's attacker.
Captain Seth Hathaway - Kansas Queen.
Second Lieutenant Will Caine - Fort Riley
.George Thomas - whiskey dealer
Captain Jarrod Hathaway - Seth's Brother - working on the Savannah River.
Ralston Gang - Billy's Frankenstein



SAM'S HELPERS
.Steve Johnson - Roy Johnson's Son - bookkeeper Permanent assignment.
Lisa Johnson- Henry Welsh's Daughter- Steve's wife - bookkeeper Permanent assignment

FARMERS
Roy Johnson, Farmer
Billy McDougal - Cherokee Indian - Half-Breed - In Charge of Resurrection's Security Forces.
Morning Star McDougal - wife - distant descendent from Cornblossom
Sam Hawk - Billy's cousin
Little Hawk - Sam's son
Tom Olsen - Farmer newest member of Resurrection.- Southern Spy
Slim Tobin - Farmer - Large family
Linda Tobin - Wife
Bruce Tobin -oldest son
Lawrence Tobin - second son.
Mark Hanson
David Watkins
Sid Tidewater
Luke Tidewater - son
Harold Clayton - Farmer
Naomi Clayton - Harold's wife - mid-wife and nurse.
Margaret - daughter - nineteen
Jonathan - son - twenty-one
Dr. Frederick Hilton - Melinda Father.
Eagle Feather - A full blood Cherokee.
Ten Settlers
Malcolm and Lora McCormack
Tracy and Susan Simpson
Albert and Theresa Jones
Larry - bigot, Maryland and Wanda Higgins
Josiah - Fourteen, oldest

Otis and Samantha Warren
Ted and Linda Sizemore
Carl and Alice Gordon
Richard and Alisa Knots
Sid and Karen Beacon




RESURRECTION NON-FARMERS
Henry Welsh - Manager of the Warehouse
John Hogan - Manager -Stables- widower - Manager of the Fields - Horse breeder
George Taylor, carpenter and cabinet maker.
Dr. Theodore Wilcox - First doctor - stocky, middle age
Martha Wilcox - Wife - heavy set
Emily Wilcox- Martha's Daughter Age 15,
Silas Bell - inventor, Scotsman
Reverend Robert Martin Sanderson



BLACK FARMERS
Joshua Jefferson
Sam Douglas
Willie Washington
George Washington - Willie's twelve year old son.
Toby Adams

COMMUNITIES
Resurrection - name of the Tyson community. Twenty five mile square. Joe and Josh purchased from the Indians.
SALINA - Actual town in Kansas



DOGS
Lucy - Tysons' Irish Setter bitch
Ink Spot - Tysons' black German Setter
Chester- Tysons' black Rottweiler
Shorty - Tyson Rat Terrier

Resurrection Charter
Work List
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HORSES
Albanians - Mrs. Tyson Carriage
Spanish Whites - Wilson Carriage
Appaloosa - Joe Tyson Horse - dark color
Black Stallion - Bi's Horse
Sorrel - Zeke's Horse Stallion
Mare - Ellie's Horse - buckskin

RESURRECTION
Community House
The Fields - five mile square. Cattle, Mule, and Horses.
The Armory
The School House
John Hogan's House
The Warehouse - Community general store.


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