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Gammidge Family

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A short-lived family name of the [[Shire]]-hobbits; indeed, [[Hob Gammidge]] is the only recorded hobbit to use the name. It was a corruption of the name of his family's original home, the village of [[Gamwich]]. The name was further corrupted when Hob acquired the nickname '[[Old Gammidgy]]', which in turn gave rise to the family name '[[Gamgee]]'.
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'''Gammidge''' was a family name adopted by [[Hob Gammidge]], in reference of his [[Gamwich]] ancestry. His son [[Hobson]] would change it to [[Gamgee]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree/start}}
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{{familytree | | |WIS| |HOL| | |WIS=[[Wiseman Gamwich]]<br><small>{{SR|1200|n}}</small>|HOL=[[Holman the greenhanded|Holman]]<br><small>{{SR|1210|n}}</small>}}
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{{familytree | | | |!| | | |)|-|-|-|-|.}}
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{{familytree | | |HOB|y|ROW| | | |:| |HOB='''[[Hob Gammidge]]<br><small>{{SR|1246|n}}'''</small>|ROW=[[Rowan]]<br><small>{{SR|1249|n}}</small>}}
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{{familytree | | | | | |!| | | | | | |:|}}
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{{familytree | | | | |HOB| | | | | |:|HOB=[[Hobson|Roper Gamgee]]<br><small>{{SR|1285|n}}-{{SR|1384|n}}</small>}}
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{{familytree | | | |,|-|^|-|.| | | | |:}}
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{{familytree | | |ROP| |GAM| | |COT| |ROP=[[Roper Family]]|GAM=[[Gamgee Family]]|COT=[[Cotton Family]]}}
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{{familytree/end}}
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{{references}}
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[[Category:Hobbit Families]]
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[[Category:Gammidge]]
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[[Category:Gamwich]]
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[[Category:Gamgee]]
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[[de:Gamdschie#Name]]
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[[fi:Gammi]]

Latest revision as of 09:00, 9 December 2010

Gammidge was a family name adopted by Hob Gammidge, in reference of his Gamwich ancestry. His son Hobson would change it to Gamgee.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Wiseman Gamwich
1200
 
Holman
1210
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hob Gammidge
1246
 
Rowan
1249
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roper Gamgee
1285-1384
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roper Family
 
Gamgee Family
 
 
Cotton Family
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"