Duncan Jones

Jones in 2016, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com

Birth Name: Duncan Zowie H. Jones

Place of Birth: Bromley, Kent, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 30 May, 1971

Ethnicity: Polish (maternal grandmother), English, Irish

Duncan Jones is an English director, producer, and screenwriter.

He is the son of musician and actor David Bowie and model, actress, and journalist Angie Bowie (born Mary Angela Barnett). His father was English, and had English and Irish ancestry. His mother was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, to an American father, of Irish and English descent, and a Polish-born Canadian mother. Duncan is married to photographer Rodene Ronquillo, with whom he has two children.

Duncan’s paternal grandfather was Haywood Stenton Jones (the son of Robert Haywood Jones and Zillah Hannah Blackburn). Duncan’s grandfather Haywood was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Robert was the son of Joseph Jones and Anne/Ann Haywood. Zillah was the daughter of Frederick Blackburn and Frances Oliver Stenton.

Duncan’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Mary Burns (the daughter of James Patrick Edward “Jimmy”/”Jimmie” Burns and Margaret Mary Alice Heaton). Duncan’s grandmother Margaret was born in Elham, Kent, England. James was the son of Andrew or Robert Burns and Agnes Welsh. Duncan’s great-grandmother Margaret was the daughter of James Swetenham Heaton and Mary Eileen Quan.

Duncan’s maternal grandfather was George Milton Barnett (the son of Floyd Milton Barnett and Margaret Evelyn Dooley). George was born in Oregon, U.S. Floyd was the son of Milton Leroy Barnett and Louisa Isabelle Parrish. Margaret was the daughter of George Dooley, whose parents were Irish, and of Margaret McGorry, who was Irish.

Duncan’s maternal grandmother was Helena Marie Galas (the daughter of John Galas and Jennie Sveta). Helena was born in Poland, or in Argenta, British Columbia, to Polish parents.

Sources: Genealogy of Duncan Jones – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Duncan Jones (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com

Family history of Duncan’s father – https://timedetectives.blog

Marriage record of Duncan’s maternal grandparents, George Milton Barnett and Helena Marie Galas – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Duncan’s maternal grandfather, George Milton Barnett – https://www.findagrave.com

Duncan’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Evelyn Dooley, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Margaret Evelyn Dooley on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. madman says:

    Make the geni-link into one of Duncan’s own genealogy, and add it after “Genealogy of Duncan Jones”.

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