He married to Menegilda Goold and the grandfather of Meriadoc Brandybuck. He had two children, Saradoc "Scattergold" and Merimac. He was a brother of Primula (Brandybuck) Baggins, mother of Frodo. He lived from 1302-1408 Shire Reckoning.
At the birthday party of Bilbo Baggins, he was the only one to realize that "mad Baggins is off again." However, as Bilbo hadn't taken the food or wine with him, Rory wasn't concerned. After the party, Rory received a dozen bottles of Old Winyards, as a thanks for much hospitality. He voted Bilbo a capital fellow after the first bottle.