A Kansas City woman helped a country superstar on his journey to trace his family tree.
Recording artist Tim McGraw performs during the Military Appreciation Ceremony prior to the start of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 5, 2010 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Country star singer Tim McGraw has family ties to Kansas
He was a guest on the NBC show “Who Do You Think You
McGraw did not really find out who his real father was until he
was 18 years old. Since then he’s had questions about his
Local Genealogist Kathleen Brandt was called by NBC producers to
help track down McGraw’s past.
During the interview his learned his great grandmother and
ancestors helped settle in and around Kansas City and Lee’s
McGraw also learned another ancestor; Isaac Chrisman was in
“Part of my family was here before, before the Revolution
before we were a country,” said McGraw.