Livingston Family***

One member of the historical Livingston family – politically and socially quite powerful in the early 19th century in New York City – plays a minor role in the Wilderness series. Edward Livingston, a lawyer originally of New York City, and his wife, , originally of the Sugar Islands appear in Queen of Swords as prominent residents of New Orleans.… Read more.

Christian Pelham Wyndham

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Strikes-the-Sky

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Anselme Dégre***

Anselme Dégre, also known as Father Adam O’Neill. Plays an important role in Fire Along the Sky.  Poses as a Catholic priest; not above murder and kidnapping. Based at Priest’s Town on L’île de Lamantins, .

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Hannah Bonner***

 

Dates1784-
Other namesHannah Bonner, aka Hannah Scott, or Walks-Ahead by the , her mother’s people, or Walking-Woman by the Seneca, her first husband’s.  Further known as Hannah Savard after she marries a second time. As a child her Kanien’kéha  girl name was Squirrel.
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Scotland

Annandale, Scotland and the fictional homelands of Alastair Carryck feature prominently in Dawn on a Distant Shore.

The reason I sent the Bonners to Scotland in Dawn on a Distant Shore is really quite simple or at least, it started out that way.… Read more.

Ben Savard***

Jean-Benoît Savard, also called Ben, also called Waking-Bear by the Choctaw.

Son of Jean-Baptiste Savard and Amélie Savard, FWC

Amélie Savard’s parents were Joan Ahapopka, half Choctaw/half Seminole and  Manute Garang  originally of the Dinka people of the South Sudan, a slave

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Anthony Comstock

Anthony Comstock was a self-proclaimed ‘Weeder in the Garden of the Lord’ who sought to impose his understanding of law and sin on the general public.  He was employed by the government as a United States Postal Inspector. He was instrumental in the development of anti-vice laws that criminalized any use of the U.S.

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Luke Scott Bonner

Luke Scott Bonner was born in 1776  to Giselle Somerville, the daughter of Lord Bainbridge, lieutenant governor of Lower Canada, at her home in Montreal.  Because she was not married, her father took the infant away to be raised by Giselle’s mother.… Read more.