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Balbo Baggins

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Balbo Baggins
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1167
DeathS.R. 1258 (aged 91)
Family
FamilyBaggins
SpouseBerylla Boffin
ChildrenMungo, Pansy, Ponto, Largo, Lily
Physical Description
GenderMale

Balbo Baggins was a Hobbit of the Shire, and the first known member of the Baggins Family.

History

Balbo was born when the Shire was recovering from both the Days of Dearth where Gandalf came to the aid of the Hobbits.[1]

Balbo was the original patriarch of the Baggins Family, being the first recorded member of the respect Baggins Family of Hobbits. He married Berylla Boffin and their children were Mungo, Pansy, Ponto, Largo and Lily.[2] Balbo was the great-grandfather of Bilbo Baggins, the great-great-grandfather of Frodo Baggins, and the great-great-great-grandfather of both Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
BALBO BAGGINS
1167 - 1258
 
Berylla Boffin
b. 1172
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mungo
1207 - 1300
 
Laura Grubb
1214 - 1316
 
Pansy
b. 1212
 
Fastolph Bolger
b. 1210
 
 
 
Ponto
1216 - 1311
 
Mimosa Bunce
unknown
 
Largo
1220 - 1312
 
Tanta Hornblower
unknown
 
Lily
1222 - 1312
 
Togo Goodbody
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bungo
1246 - 1326
 
Belba
1256 - 1356
 
Longo
1260 - 1350
 
Linda
1262 - 1363
 
Bingo
1264 - 1360
 
Rosa
b. 1256
 
Polo
unknown
 
Fosco
1264 - 1360
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilbo
b. 1290
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meriadoc Brandybuck
b. 1382
 
Peregrin Took
b. 1390
 
 
 
Frodo
b. 1368
 
 
 
 
 
(Various
Goodbodies)
 
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniv. Ed.), Appendix B, "The Third Age", p. 1088
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniv. Ed.), Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton", p. 1100
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniv. Ed.), Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials", p. 1103