Autry O'Connell is a notable character in Ingrid Law's book, Scumble. He is the younger brother of Dinah Kale (née O'Connell), and Jenny Beaumont (née O'Connell). His mother and father are Bomba O'Connell and Dollop O"Connell (née Payne), and he married a Mexican woman named Rosa Maria Ramirez after a trip to Mexico, unfortunately, Rosa died giving birth to two twins, Marisol and Mesquite, and left Autry widowed forever. Autry runs a bug farm, the Flying Cattleheart, in Wyoming and his savvy is the ability to control bugs, even though he is scared of them.