Birth Name: Elizabeth Shaila Koshy
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 31, 1996
*Swiss-German, German, some English (mother)
Liza Koshy is an American Youtube personality, social media star, and actress.
Liza is the daughter of Jean Carol (Hertzler) and Jose Koshy. Her siblings are Olivia and Rahel.
Liza has stated on Youtube that her father is Indian, and that her mother is caucasian. Liza’s parents are pictured here.
In the film Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016), Liza’s character, Aday Walker, was African-American.
Liza’s maternal grandfather was John Asa Hertzler (the son of Asa Miller Hertzler and Rebecca Susanna Shenk). Liza’s grandfather John had mostly Swiss-German and German, along with some English, ancestry, with roots in Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Württemberg, Germany; Bern and Zürich, Switzerland; and Northumberland, England. Liza’s great-grandfather Asa was the son of Joseph Kanagy Hertzler and Nancy J. Miller. Rebecca was the daughter of John M. Shenk and Frances Annie “Fannie” Good.
Liza’s maternal grandmother was Rebecca Evans Henkels (the daughter of George Jacob Henkels and Johanna Hammer). George was the son of John S. Henkels and Mary E. Knight. Johanna was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Germany.
Birth certificate of Liza Koshy – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Liza’s maternal great-grandparents, Asa Miller Hertzler and Rebecca Susan Shenk – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Liza’s maternal grandmother, Rebecca Evans (Henkels) Hertzler – https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net
Liza’s maternal great-grandparents, George Jacob Henkels and Johanna (Hammer) Henkels, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Liza’s maternal great-grandfather, George Jacob Henkels – https://www.findagrave.com
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