Jo Koy

Koy in 2011, photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Joseph Glenn Herbert

Place of Birth: Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 2, 1971

Ethnicity:
*father – German, Irish, English, Welsh
*mother – Filipino

Jo Koy is an American stand-up comedian.

His father is American, and was stationed in the U.S. Air Force when he met his mother, who is from Quezon City, Philippines. He was raised in Spanaway and Tacoma, Washington, and then moved to Las Vegas.

He has one child with his former wife Angie King.

Jo’s paternal grandfather was Joseph John Herbert (the son of Edward George Herbert and Bridget Alice Hanley). Joseph was born in New York. Edward was born in New York, to German parents, John Herbert and Marianna Kessler. Bridget was born in Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Timothy Hanley, whose parents were Irish, and of Ann Hagan, whose parents were also Irish.

Jo’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ann Hibbard/Hibberd (the daughter of Andrew Edgar Hibbard/Hibberd and Daisy Bulpin). Mary Ann was born in Ohio. Andrew was born in England, the son of Andrew Cornelius Hibberd, who was English, and of Mary Ann Harris, who was Welsh. Daisy was also born in England.

Jo’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Magluyan. Magluyan is a Hiligaynon name.

Source: Genealogy of Jo’s paternal grandparents, Joseph John Herbert and Mary Ann Hibbard/Hibberd – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. stlucas says:

    Jo’s paternal grandfather was Joseph John Herbert (the son of Edward George Herbert and Bridget Alice Hanley). Joseph was born in New York. Edward was born in New York, to parents from Germany, John Herbert and Marianna Kessler. Bridget was born in Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Timothy Hanley, whose parents were Irish, and of Ann Hagan, whose parents were also Irish.

    Jo’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ann Hibbard/Hibberd (the daughter of Andrew Edgar Hibbard/Hibberd and Daisy Bulpin). Mary was born in Ohio. Jo’s great-grandfather Andrew was born in England, the son of Andrew Cornelius Hibberd, who was English, and of Mary Ann Harris, who was Welsh. Daisy was also born in England.

    Genealogy of Jo’s paternal grandparents, Joseph John Herbert and Mary Ann Hibbard/Hibberd – https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/LLWC-4NK

  2. suburbanwinemom2020 says:

    Magluyan is a Hiligaynon last name:
    https://forebears.io/surnames/magluyan
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/00/Peoples_of_the_Philippines_en.svg
    The prevalence of the name on the first map corresponds with the areas that are labeled Hiligaynon on the second map.

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