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Halfred Greenhand

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The son of [[Holman the greenhanded|Holman "the greenhanded"]] of [[Hobbiton]], Halfred was the first [[Hobbit]] to use the name Greenhand as his family name. He belonged to the earlier generations of [[Sam Gamgee]]'s family, and though he wasn't himself one of Sam's direct ancestors, he did leave an important inheritance by carrying on the gardening tradition of his family. This tradition was passed on through his son Holman to Holman's cousin [[Hamfast Gamgee]], and so to Sam himself.
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'''Halfred Greenhand''' was the son of [[Holman the greenhanded|Holman "the greenhanded"]] of [[Hobbiton]], Halfred was the first [[Hobbit]] to use the name Greenhand as his family name. He belonged to the earlier generations of [[Sam Gamgee]]'s family, and though he wasn't himself one of Sam's direct ancestors, he did leave an important inheritance by carrying on the gardening tradition of his family. This tradition was passed on through his son Holman to Holman's cousin [[Hamfast Gamgee]], and so to Sam himself.
  
 
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Revision as of 04:07, 7 May 2006

Halfred Greenhand was the son of Holman "the greenhanded" of Hobbiton, Halfred was the first Hobbit to use the name Greenhand as his family name. He belonged to the earlier generations of Sam Gamgee's family, and though he wasn't himself one of Sam's direct ancestors, he did leave an important inheritance by carrying on the gardening tradition of his family. This tradition was passed on through his son Holman to Holman's cousin Hamfast Gamgee, and so to Sam himself.