Elfstan Fairbairn was a Hobbit of the Shire, the only son of Fastred of Greenholm and Elanor Gamgee (a daughter of Sam).


Elfstan was born in the Undertowers in the West-March of the Shire in FO 34 (1454 by Shire Reckoning) - three years after his parents' marriage. He also had a younger sister, Fíriel Fairbairn. His maternal grandparents were Samwise Gamgee and Rosie Cotton.[1]


  1. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"