Although not officially announced, it is believed Buffo may have lived around 250 years before the War of the Ring. Buffo was the first recorded Boffin according to the Boffin family tree. He lived in The Yale which would become the traditional home of the family. He was the husband of Ivy Goodenough. With her he had four children - Bosco, Basso, Briffo and Berylla.