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The Grubb family was an important and wealthy family of Hobbits in the Shire distantly related to the Bagginses. It is known that a primary family business involving auctioneering, as indicated by the name of the company set to sell the contents of Bag End: Grubb and Burrowes. Bilbo Baggins had a slight connection with the family, as his paternal grandmother, Laura Grubb, was married to Mungo Baggins, and together they produced five children; of whom the eldest was Bungo Baggins - Bilbo's father.

Known members of the Grubb family included Lavender Grubb and Laura Grubb.

Etymology Edit

Their name is meant to recall the English verb grub, to 'dig or root in the ground'.

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