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Roper Family

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The Roper Family was a young family of Hobbits, an offshoot of the Gamgee Family.


[edit] History

Andwise Gamgee adopted the surname Roper in honour of the family trade, which was started two generations earlier.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

Hobson "Roper" Gamgee
Andwise Roper
Other children
Anson Roper

[edit] Portrayals in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

There are several Hobbits with the surname Roper in the game. Some of the more important ones are Lilabet Roper and Sheldon Roper.


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