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Gamgee children

Location(s): Shire

Race/Species: Hobbit

Parents: Samwise Gamgee and Rosie Cotton

Siblings: see below

Spouse: see below

Children: see below

Description:

Elanor "The Fair"
b. 1421
m. 1451, Fastred of Greenholm
Known children: Elfstan Fairbairn, b. 1454; Fíriel (birthdate unknown)

Fastred is made Warden of Westmarch by the Thain in 1455, at the request of Sam. Elanor and Fastred move to Undertowers on the Tower Hills. Their descendants are known as the Fairbairns of the Towers, Wardens of Westmarch. They inherit the Red Book.


Frodo Gardner
b. 1423
Known chlidren: Holfast Gardner, b. 1462. Holfast has at least one son, Harding of the Hill, b. 1501.

Tolkien indicates that Frodo takes the name Gardner, but it is unclear if the other Gamgee children did so as well.


Rose
b. 1425


Merry
b. 1427


Pippin
b. 1429


Goldilocks
b. 1431
m. 1463, Faramir Took (son of Thain Peregrin Took)


Hamfast
b. 1432


Daisy
b. 1433


Primrose
b. 1435


Bilbo
b. 1436


Ruby
b. 1438


Robin
b. 1440


Tolman (Tom)
b. 1442


Resources:

The Lord of the Rings. Appendix B: The Tale of Years and Appendix C: Family Trees.

The Tolkien Reader. The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from The Red Book


Contributors:
Aranel Took, 08.16.06

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