David Bowie

by ethnic on July 13, 2010

david bowie

Birth Name: David Robert Jones

Date of Birth: 8 January, 1947

Place of Birth: Brixton, Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 10 January, 2016

Place of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Irish

David Bowie was a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor. He was the son of Margaret Mary (Burns) and Haywood Stenton Jones.

David was married to Somali model, actress, and businessperson Iman, until his death. David had a son, director Duncan Jones, with his former wife, model, actress, and journalist Angie Bowie; and a daughter with Iman.

David’s paternal grandfather was Robert Haywood Jones (the son of Joseph Jones and Anne/Ann Haywood). Robert was born in Armley, Leeds. Joseph was the son of Charles Jones and Elizabeth Marriner. Anne was the daughter of Joseph Haywood and Sarah Wood or Mary Ann Shaw.

David’s paternal grandmother was Zillah Hannah Blackburn (the daughter of Frederick Blackburn and Frances Oliver Stenton). Zillah was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire. Frederick was the son of George Blackburn and Sarah Beevers. Frances was the daughter of Joseph Stenton and Mary Oliver.

David’s maternal grandfather was James Patrick Edward “Jimmy”/”Jimmie” Burns (the son of Andrew or Robert Burns and Agnes Welsh). James was born in Manchester, Lancashire.

David’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Mary Alice Heaton (the daughter of James Swetenham Heaton and Mary Eileen Quan). Margaret was born in Lancashire. David’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of William Quane and Mary Walsh.

Sources: Family history of David Bowie – https://timedetectives.blog

Genealogies of David Bowie – http://www.geni.com
http://www.wikitree.com

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant March 7, 2017 at 4:13 am

actually it is the best thing what nature can produce when a white guy like DAVID BOWIE produces baby with a black woman

and look at his daughter wonderful she has something from him

hotvic January 11, 2016 at 8:23 pm

Owwwwch ! Now i understand the R.I.P. SHIT!

fuzzybear44 January 11, 2016 at 5:34 am

R.I.P mister goblin king

Daithi August 24, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Are you sure he’s not of Welsh extraction instead of English? I say this due to Jones being a common Welsh surname.

Lain January 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm

How come his wife isn’t on here?

Emmz June 25, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Hahahah I LOVE “Golden Years”!!

Jeremy September 3, 2010 at 8:09 pm
ethnic September 3, 2010 at 8:10 pm

It looks like a copyrighted photo!

Bill August 25, 2010 at 3:31 pm

This guy look weird.

Jo June 11, 2011 at 6:33 pm

If by weird you mean exotic and attractive.

andrew April 21, 2013 at 4:41 pm

“this guy” is a legend…he looks weird becoz his eyes are of 2 different colors ..read below

http://www.spinner.com/2009/10/23/david-bowies-odd-looking-eye-explained/

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