Brian Scofield was the elder son of Vern Scofield. Brian was a detective with the Salem P.D. and his first case was the murder of Emilio Ramirez. Brian eventually broke off his engagement with Madeline Armstrong when he fell in love with Melissa Anderson Jannings.
In 1991, Brian found himself investigating Nick Corelli's murder as well. Brian & Melissa, Eve & Frankie, and Jack & Jen boarded a theme train on which Johnny Corelli had stashed the weapon that was used to kill his brother Nick. When they found the weapon, Johnny Corelli detached the car they were in and it rolled down a mountain pass and derailed into a cold forest. The couples split up and all tried to find their way out of the valley they found themselves trapped in. Eve eventually split away from Frankie and met up with a young woman named Molly Brinker. Molly drew Eve a map and Eve lead the party to a safe location and took the credit on her own. A helicopter retrieved the stranded Salemites, but Eve was seriously injured when she fell from the helicopter ladder. She lived and was treated like a star in Salem until Molly showed up and pushed Eve off of her heroine pedestal.
Later, Melissa confessed to Brian that she had pushed Emilio out of the Alamain window to his death. Melissa was not charged because it was in self defense, but Brian couldn't trust her any longer and they broke up. Melissa eventually left town.
Brian became involved with Ginger Dawson and eventually left Salem with her, her daughter Molly, and Molly's boyfriend Tanner (Brian's brother).
Cassie was the youngest of the Scofield children and committed suicide in 1991.
Tanner the younger brother of Brian and son of Vern Scofield. Tanner was a rebellious youth who was at odds with his father and brother over his mother's suicide. Tanner was employed as a bar tender at Wings, but soon became an amateur private detective.
Tanner befriended Molly Brinker, who worked with him at Wings. Molly was searching for her mother and Tanner decided to help her. However, Molly didn't have much to go from, the best clue she had was a torn up wedding photo. Tanner did some checking and eventually discovered that Ginger Dawson, a waitress at the Cheatin Heart, was Molly's mother. However, Ginger told Tanner that they couldn't let Molly know the truth because the Hawkins gang was in town. Ginger then told Tanner her story.
Ginger, whose real name was Genevieve, had married Someone Hawkins, against the wishes of her father. Ginger and her husband had one child, Molly, but Ginger's husband died unexpectedly. Molly was set to inherit the Hawkins''s fortune, but Ginger's husband's brother (I think), Alston Hawkins, wanted his son/nephew (?) Hawk to inherit the fortune. However, Molly stood in the way. Alston threatened Ginger and Molly's lives, so Ginger went on the run. Ginger took Molly back to her father's cabin in the mountains because she knew Molly would be safe there. However, when Ginger tried to reclaim Molly, her father wouldn't let her have the child back and he chased Ginger away. Ginger knew that Alston Hawkins and his son/nephew (?) Hawk were in town and if they discovered that Molly was her daughter, the Hawkins may cause harm to Molly because they'd be forced to give her the family fortune. Alston and his son/nephew Hawk were con artists who travels from town to town milking people of their money and they wouldn't allow Molly to inherit the fortune they had collected over the years. Both Ginger and Tanner decided that it was best that Molly didn't know the truth, for now.
Once the Hawkins gang was safely out of Salem, Ginger and Molly were reunited. Molly began going to school at Salem University, but was having problems with a male professor there. Molly was being sexually harassed by a Professor Gavin. Molly told this to Tanner, who recognized the name as being a professor his mother worked for a long time ago. Tanner went to Brian and his father Vern and demanded to know what happened to his mother. Brian and Vern told Tanner that Mrs. Scofield had been raped and commited suicide. Tanner put two and two together and figured out that it was Professor Gavin who raped his mother. Ginger and Tanner forced a confession out of Gavin, who was convicted and sent to jail. Molly and Tanner hooked up romantically and headed for Chicago with Molly's mom Ginger and her new boyfriend, Brian Scofield.
Vern was the father of Brian, Tanner, and Cassie Scofield. Vern worked at the Spectator, the paper that Dianna Colleville owned until she sold it to Jack Devereaux and left town.