A member of the Brockhouse family of Hobbits, who married Uffo Boffin, the second son of Otto the Fat. In turn, Sapphira and Uffo had two children, Gruffo and Gerda. Sapphira's dates are unknown, but based on her husband's date of birth, she probably predated Bilbo Baggins by several decades.
Sapphira's name is an example of habit common across several families of choosing jewel-names for female Hobbit-children. Other examples are Adamanta Chubb, Amethyst Hornblower, Berylla Boffin and, most famously, Diamond of Long Cleeve, who married Peregrin Took of the Company of the Ring.
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