The Tommyknockers
  The Tommyknockers Characters List:


Character Name Description
Annabelle  Friend of Marty
Annmarie  Girl who Jim Gardener liked when he was 17.
Beaver  Fat boy in the car that gave Jim Gardener a ride back to Haven
Candi  Woman in Gallery magazine read by Pits Barfield
Eileen  Telephone operator who tried to connect Jim Gardener to Bobbi Anderson.
Eric  Pomeranian dog in Dr Etheridge's vet surgery when the dog owned by Mrs Perkins began to bark.
Jack  Young boy in Arcadia beach. He directed Jim Gardener to the Alhambra hotel. His mother was killed in a car crash because she was drunk.
Marty  US Senate Councillor
Muriel  Friend of Jim Gardener who worked at the University
Ozzie  Paulson's pet cat
Pennywise  While Tommy Jacklin is in Derry he sees Pennywise while out buying batteries.
Peter  Bobbi Anderson's beagle dog. He was a gift from Jim Gardener
Sylvia  Aunt of Don Blue
Ted  (The power man) Worked for Bay State Electric and had an argument with Jim Gardener about Nuclear Power
Tony  Nephew of John Leandro
Victor  Brown family cat
Wahwayvokah  Micmac Indian who died in the woods. Called Chief Atlantic
Alden, Mrs.  Worked at Dr Etheridge's veterinary hospital
Allison, Dick  Volunteer Fire Chief in Haven
Amberson, Henry  Forest ranger in Newport. Died when his pacemaker literally exploded out of his chest
Anderson, Anne  Sister of Bobbi
Anderson, Mr.  Father of Anne and Bobbi. Died of a stroke.
Anderson, Paula  Mother of Anne and Bobbi
Anderson, Roberta (Bobbi)  The writer who discovered the Tommyknockers ship. Her books all have a distinct western feel and include "Hangtown", "Rimfire Christmas", "The Long Ride Back", "Massacre Canyon", "Boxing the Compass (A collection of Poems dedicated to James Gardener)". Her partially finished book is called "The Buffalo Soldiers"
Anderson, Vera  Best friend of Eileen Pulsifer, in Derry
Andrews, Poley  Works at Cooders Market where Bobbi got her initial load of batteries.
Applegate, Barney  At Hilly Brown's 10th birthday party. He was scalded by hot coffee
Applegate, Henry  Father of Barney
Arberg, Professor  Host of some of the readings of the Poetry Caravan. Assistant professor of English
Archinbourg, Kyle  Worked on the "Projector" in Haven. Real estate agent
Atlantic, Chief  Micmac Indian who died in the woods. His Indian name was Wahwayvokah
Bailey, Peter  Private pilot who saw the Tommyknockers ship, and then he crashed and died. Neurosurgeon
Bailey, Pooch  Owner of an abandoned hot dog stand
Barfield, Albert (Pits)  Card Shark
Barfield, Duke  Spoke about Preacher Colson.
Barfield, Rudy  Brother of Pits
Barker, Andy  Worked on the projector in Haven.
Barker, Elt  Worked at the Shell Service station - Haven's only one
Berringer, Elinor  Dead wife of Newt
Berringer, Newt  Helped with the search for David Brown
Berringer, Ricky  Brother of Newt. House painter in Bangor
Blue, Don  Derry realtor
Bok, Hannes  Writer in a sci-fi magazine
Borns, Dr.  Worked at the university. Would have been interested in the Tommyknockers ship
Bouchard, Corinne  Sister of Rebecca. Gave her the picture of Jesus that eventually "talked" to her
Bouchard, Rebecca  Maiden name of Rebecca Paulson
Bozeman, Andy  Haven's 'only realtor'.
Bozeman, Ida  Wife of Andy
Brand, Max  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Brennan, Joe  Congressman Friend of Ruth McCausland
Bright, David  Reporter who spoke to Ev Hillman about David Brown's disappearance. He later investigated Haven
Brodksy, ?  Closest neighbors of the Paulsons
Brookline, Hester  Went to get car batteries for Haven. Died on the return trip
Brown, Bryant  Husband of Marie
Brown, David Jonathan  Youngest son of Bryant and Marie. He disappeared during his brothers magic trick
Brown, Hillman Richard (Hilly)  Made his brother disappear during a magic trick.
Brown, Marie  Wife of Bryant and mother of Hillman and David. Married name of Marie Hillman
Buck, Henry (Hank)  Poker playing buddy of Joe Paulson.
Chiles, Delbert  Only plumber in Haven area.
Clarendon, Faith  Gave birth to a child by Preacher Colson. She was married to Paul at the time, but he murdered her and the child
Clarendon, Paul  Husband of Faith. He murdered her and the child she had, then cut his throat with a straight razor. Great uncle of Joe Paulson
Claughtsworth, Bill  Poet who committed suicide with a belt in his closet.
Colson, Bradley  Preacher. He was thought to be the illegitimate son of Albion Cooder.
Colson, Stephanie  Girlfriend of Bobby Tremain
Commager, Henry Steele  Writer
Cooder, Albion  Last Cooder in the area. Committed suicide in 1862
Cooder, George  Brother of Hiram. Opened Hostelry and feed store
Cooder, Hiram  Owned Cooders Tavern and lodging house.
Cooder, Pop  He was after Jim Gardener at Bobbi's at the end of the book.
Crane, Hugh  Owned Montville Plantation. Lieutenant in the Civil War.
Crenshaw, Galen  Son of Eileen
Crenshaw, Mrs.  Sold Avon, friend of Marie Brown
Crowell, Emory  Baptist minister of Ilium, Troy, Etna and Unity.
Cullum, Arlene  Wife of Delbert. Had 6 daughters but was run out of town.
Cullum, Delbert  Mechanic at Elt Barkers Shell garage, but was run out of town for molesting his daughters
Cummings, Ron  Poet friend of Jim Gardener
Daggett, Dr.  Was Peter's vet for the first 10 years of his life. Sold the business to Dr Etheridge
Davidson, Orval  Owner of bloodhounds in Unity
Davies, Robertson  Writer of the Deptford Trilogy. The first one was called "Fifth Business"
Dawson, Smokey  Cleaves Mills police dispatcher
Delaney, Ann  Poet in the caravan that Jim Gardener was in
Dockery, Ezra  Owned the field where Peter Bailey crashed his plane
Dugan, Anthony F. (Monster or Butch)  State Police officer. Was the partner of Ralph McCausland.
Duplissey, Myrtle  Historian who was convinced that Colson was the Illegitimate son of Albion Cooder
Elderly, Bill  Killed a deer
Elfman, Dr.  Hypothermia specialist
Ellender, Tug  Police Dispatcher
Enders, John  Worked at Haven Grammar School
Estabrooke, Charlie  Retired post office
Etheridge, Dr.  Vet who looked after Peter and his shrinking cataract at the Augusta Veterinary Clinic
Fannin, Billy  Owner of a little red wagon that killed Lester Morgan
Fannin, Wendy  Next door neighbor of Ruth McCausland
Fenderson, Molly  Niece of Beach Jernigan
Fenderson, Sherry  Friend of Bobbi Anderson, but cut off the friendship with a letter
Finlay, Virgil  Writer in a sci-fi magazine
Gabbons, Peter (Jingles)  State trooper. Partner of Benton Rhodes. Murdered by Haven
Gaines, Darla  Has some marijuana hidden under her mattress. 17 years old and was sleeping with her boyfriend
Gaines, Mr.  Father of Darla. Worked at Splendid shoes in Derry
Gaines, Mrs.  Mother of Darla. Worked at Splendid shoes in Derry
Gardener, James Eric (Jim or Gard)  Ex-publisher and teacher, and now a poet. Bobbi Anderson's lover, and he was the one who gave Peter (The Dog) to Bobbi. His books include "Grimoire" and one poem was "Leighton Street", dedicated to Bobbi Anderson. He is very much against nuclear power.
Gardener, Nora  Wife of James Gardener. He shot her while drunk.
Garfield, Brian  Western Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Garrick, Frank  Owner of the farm before Bobbi Anderson purchased it. Nutty uncle of Bobbi Anderson
Golden, Eddie  At Hilly Browns 9th birthday party. Cut his leg on barbed wire and got 3 stitches.
Golden, John  Helped in the search for David Brown
Golden, Phil  Got the Tommyknocker air supply in Haven going off the truck batteries
Golden, Queenie  Wife of Phil. Committed suicide
Goohringer, Reverend Lester  Did the service for Ruth McCausland
Gorey, Edward  Artist who was mentioned by Bobbi Anderson
Goudge, Pauline  Friend of Hazel McCready
Greenleaf, Dr.  Hilly Brown's doctor in hospital
Grey, Zane  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Hampton, Hubert  Western Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Haney, Elmer  Husband of Iva.
Haney, Iva  Second married name for Iva Jorgenson
Harley, John  Previous Haven Constable before Ruth McCausland
Harley, Maggie  Wife of John
Harlingen, Abel  Father of Moss. Killed by Moss in a hunting accident. He molested his 2 boys once
Harlingen, Emory  Brother of Moss
Harlingen, Moss  Poker buddy of Joe Paulson. Murdered father Abel in a hunting 'accident'. Owner of Big Ditch Construction company
Harlingen, Mrs.  Wife of Abel. Her brother died and she went to visit the family, leaving her husband with her 2 sons. During this time her husband molested the 2 boys
Hartley, Reverend Donald  Methodist Minister in Ilium and Troy
Haycox, Ernest  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Hillman, Ev  Father of Marie
Hillman, Marie  Maiden name of Marie Brown. Daughter of Ev
Hogan, Ray  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Howell, Robert  Character in Buffalo Soldiers
Hurd, Justin  Neighbor of the Browns. Went crazy and plowed his crop under.
Hutchinson, Early  Had an accident when chasing after Jim Gardner
Jacklin, Mary  Friend of Eileen Pulsifer who lived in Haven. Grandmother of Tommy
Jacklin, Tommy  Went to get the car batteries for Haven, and came back almost dead. Saw Pennywise in Derry, Grandson of Mary
Jernigan, Beach  Ran the Haven Lunch Restaurant. Dismantled Justin Hurds 'earthquake' device.
Jernigan, Hump  14-year-old son of Beach
Jernigan, Stanley  At Hilly Brown's 10th birthday party. Hilly stuck him with a pin during a game of pin the tail on the donkey
Jernigan, Vern  Possibly the real name of Hump. Owned an old Hearst and was doing it up.
Joceylen, Archie  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Jorgenson, Benny  Husband of Iva. Died of a stroke
Jorgenson, Bethie  Daughter of Benny and Iva
Jorgenson, Iva  Wife of Benny. Remarried to become Iva Hannes.
Jorgenson, Richard  Son of Benny and Iva
Kimball, Alice  Lesbian. Teacher at the Haven Grammar School
Klingerman, Dr.  University Lecturer
Kroger, Randy  German who owned Cooters Store
L'Amour, Louis  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Leandro, Georgina  Mother of John
Leandro, John  Worked for the Bangor Daily news. Killed by a coke machine
Lester, Dr.  Hilly Browns doctor in Derry.
Lindley, Christina  17-year-old photographer who helped set up the projector
Mantell, Captain  Air Force captain who flew too close to a UFO and died. It was actually a "Sun Dog" - a reflection of Venus on high clouds.
Marius, Richard  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Marshall, John  Chief Justice. Ruth McCausland had one of his daughter's dolls.
McCardle, Patricia  Organizer of the New England Poetry Caravan that Jim Gardener was touring with
McCausland, Chip  Sold Bobbi Anderson egg crates to hold batteries. Owns quite a number of chickens.
McCausland, Ralph  Husband of Ruth. State trooper. Died of a brain tumour
McCausland, Ruth Arlene  Married name of Ruth Merrill. She was a lawyer who went on to become Haven Town Constable. The great niece of Reverend Hartley. Has a passion for toy dolls
McCready, Delbert  Father of Hazel. Got lost in the Big Injun woods in 1947
McCready, Hazel  Good friend of Ruth McCausland. Daughter of Delbert
McGee, Charlene Roberta. (Charlie)  Although not mentioned by name, the Shop's Virginia installation was burned down by a child, and Charlie did this in Firestarter
McKeen, Adley  Helped with the search for David Brown
McKeen, Christina  Was going to go to the fireworks in Derry with Ruth McCausland
Merrill, Holly  Mother of Ruth
Merrill, John  Father of Ruth, husband of Holly. Died in 1962
Merrill, Ruth Arlene  Daughter of Holly and John. Married to Ralph McCausland
Montgomery, Ellis  The town of Montgomery (was a name of Haven) named after him when he died at Gettysburg
Montgomery, Mrs.  Mother of Ellis. Did not agree to a change in name of Montgomery to Ilium
Moon, Reverend  Mentioned by Bobbi Anderson
Moran, Lester  Textbook salesman who has a steel plate in his head. Very interested in fires and died in the Haven fire
Moran, Mr B.  His dog bit Ruth McCausland when she was collecting for the cancer council
Moss, Freeman  Farmer. Gave Jim Gardener a ride to Bobbi's place
Mudgett, Richard K.F.  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Mumphrey, ?  Man who ran against Ruth McCausland for Haven Town Constable Father of John
Mumphrey, John  Son of the man who ran against Ruth McCausland for Haven Town Constable
Nash, Jay R.  Writer. Bobbi Anderson has some of his books.
Noyes, Mabel  Worked at the Junque-a-Torium
Ochs, Phil  Mentioned by Ron Cummings
Parker, Eddie  Band member who gave Jim Gardener a ride back to town
Paulson, Byron  Only son of Joe and Rebecca.
Paulson, Joe  Bobbi Anderson's Postman. He was cheating on his wife with Nancy Voss. He was the great nephew of Paul Clarendon
Paulson, Rebecca  Married to Joe. She killed him, but realized what she was doing at the last minute and tried to help, but died too
Perkins, Mrs.  Owner of Eric the Pomeranian dog. He bit her.
Perry, Fred  Methodist Church deacon
Peters, Buck  Faked the voice of Ivy Ellander on the police radio
Pulsifer, Eileen  Friend of Georgina Leandro and Mary Jackiln
Ramsey, Dunstable  Character in the Deptford Trilogy
Reynault, Peter  Bangor city news editor
Rhodes, Benton  State trooper. Partner of Peter Gabbons
Richardson, ?  FBI Agent who was shot by CIA agent Spacklin
Richardson, Moose  Saw Ruth McCausland on her way to blow up the tower
Rideout, Andy  Orono Police Officer
Rutledge, Alvin  Grandson of David. Went to Haven for the funeral of Ruth McCausland
Rutledge, Dave  Oldest man in Haven
Ruvall, Ashley  Boy who spoke to Ruth McCausland when she tried to escape Haven
Ruvall, Claudette  Mother of Ashley
Ruvall, Luther  Head selectman in Haven in 1901
Sargent, Pamela  Ladies aid member
Simard, Cora  Midwife when Faith Clarendon had her baby, and was there when she was murdered.
Simard, Irwin  Husband of Cora
Skehan, Rosalie  In the chase to kill Jim Gardiner
Smith, John  Teacher who went into a coma then awoke and tried to shoot Greg Stillson
Spacklin, ?  CIA agent who shot FBI agent Richardson
Spruce, Bill  Brother of Frank
Spruce, Evelyn  Wife of Bill. Had a heart attack
Spruce, Frank  Haven's biggest dairy farmer
Stampnell, Eddie  Police officer from Derry
Stevens, Wallace  Jim Gardener and Run Cummings argued about him
Stillson, Greg  US representative who was shot at by John Smith
Summerfield, Joe  In Haven at Ruth McCausland's funeral
Symington, Jon Evard  Poet in the Caravan that Jim Gardener was with. He won the Boston University Hawthorne Prize his poem "Harbour Dreams 1650-1980".
Tarkington, Jud  Bumped into Hank Buck during the search for David Brown
Thibault, Roscoe  Nancy Vass's mail sorter correctly sorted a letter misaddressed to him.
Thurlow, Albion  Lived a quarter mile away from the Cullum family
Thurlow, Edwina  Young girl who did not like playing with Ruth McCullum's dolls
Thurlow, Norma  Mother of Edwina
Tierney, Jim  Attorney General of Maine, on vacation
Tillets, Madge  Friend of Ruth McCausland
Timms, Miss  Haven town librarian 2 days a week.
Tommyknockers, The  Aliens who built the ship that Bobbi Anderson found.
Torgeson, Andy  Cleaves Mills state police officer
Tremain, Alf  Constable who helped look for the lost Del McCready in the woods
Tremain, Bobby  Boyfriend of Stephanie Colson
Tremain, Casey  Helped with the search for David Brown
Underhill, Mrs.  Hilly Brown's 3rd grade teacher
Voss, Nancy  Worked at the post office. Having an affair with Joe Paulson
Warwick, Dr.  Doctor in Town
Weems, Claudell  Black state trooper in Maine
Wilson, Gahan  Artist who was mentioned by Bobbi Anderson


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