- "When we sent you off on the ship we were scared to death. We had no idea if we had done the right thing or what would happen to you."
- ―Aunt Erin to Billy Turner
Erin was the aunt of Billy Turner. She lived on the Isle of Man with her husband, Seamus, and Billy's dog, Crumbs. Due to a food shortage on the island, Erin and Seamus had to send Billy away so he can seek riches in North Carolina.