Tonight on “Who Do You Think You Are?” country music superstar Reba McEntire learns how her family came to America.
You can read a litle about McEntire’s ancestral journey in this Tulsa World article (McEntire grew up on a ranch in Chockie, Okla.).
Taylor explains a bit about why names appear spelled differently in historical records and hints at some “very interesting things” happening in one of the counties where an ancestor of McEntire’s livedI guess we’ll have to watch the show to find out what those things are.
And here’s McEntire in Chesire, England, searching for records on an ancestor who was baptized there in 1688and seemingly sent away to the American colonies at just 9 years old.
Watch “Who Do You Think You Are?” on NBC tonight at 8 /7 Central.