Birth Name: Adam Randal Young
Place of Birth: Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: July 5, 1986
Ethnicity: English, 1/16th Scottish, more distant German, Dutch, and remote Belgian (Walloon)
Owl City is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known for creating the electronica project Owl City. He is the son of Joan Eileen (White) and Randal Mark “Randy” Young.
Owl City’s paternal grandfather was Robert Stanley Young (the son of Stephen Klaiss Young and Ruth Delora White). Stephen was the son of Edward A. Young and Zella Agnes Van Benthusen. Ruth was the daughter of Ben E. White and Eva J. Stagner.
Owl City’s paternal grandmother was Janice Pauline Wright (the daughter of Paul Wright and Lanora Marie Bozwell). Paul was the son of John Albert Wright and Mary Almina Riggle. Lanora was the daughter of Ray Harrison Bozwell and Tena Bryden. Tena was born in Missouri, to Scottish parents.
Owl City’s maternal grandparents were Lawrence White and Rachel.
Sources: Genealogy of Owl City’s parents – http://maxine.eeconger.com
Genealogy of Owl City (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Owl City’s great-great-great-grandfather, Stephen Van Benthuysen – http://www.ancestry.com
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