Rose was born in 2862 of the Third Age as the youngest child of Holman the Greenhanded. Rose had four elder siblings: Rowan, Halfred Greenhand, Erling , and Hending. Rose married Cotman and they had a son named Holman Cotton, born in 2902. Holman was the father of Tolman and the grandfather of Rose Cotton.
Names & Meanings
Rose is the name of a flower. Rose shared her named with her great-granddaughter Rose Cotton and her great-great-granddaughter Rose Gamgee.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C: "Gamgee genealogy," page 383
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