Toby Keith

Keith in 2010, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Toby Keith Covel

Place of Birth: Clinton, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 8, 1961

Ethnicity: English, as well as German, Irish, and Scottish

Toby Keith is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.

Toby’s paternal grandfather was Hubert Kaye Covel (the son of John H. Covel and Leslie Arrinda Gibson). Hubert was born in Oklahoma. John was the son of James Covel and Jane. Leslie was the daughter of Alfred Alexander Gibson.

Toby’s paternal grandmother was named Hazel Stephens (the daughter of Andrew Ralph Stephens and Maude Mae). Hazel was born in Texas or Oklahoma.

Toby’s maternal grandparents were Henry Milburn Ross (the son of Henry Warren Ross and Callie Jacks). Tony’s grandfather Henry was born in Arkansas. Toby’s great-grandfather Henry was the son of Pellrova Vildi Ross and Madora Alice Lawrance. Callie was the daughter of John J. Jacks and Mariah P.

Toby’s maternal grandmother was Hilda Marie McCaslin (the daughter of Henry Emer McCaslin and Rhoda Virginia Boss). Henry was the son of William Webster McCaslin and Janetta Wilson. Rhoda was the daughter of Sirenius Jackson Boss and Charlotte Catherine Mann.

Sources: Genealogies of Toby Keith –

Genealogy of Toby’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Sirenius Jackson Boss –

Genealogy of Toby’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Emer McCaslin –

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