Author Philip Otterness on Tim McGraw’s Palatine Heritage

Philip Otterness, author of Becoming German: The 1709 Palatine Migration to New York, recently appeared on an episode of the NBC television showWho Do You Think You Are?,  with country music star Tim McGraw. McGraw’s ancestors were part of the 1709-1710 Palatine migration from Europe to New York State. Otterness discussed the history of the Palatines with McGraw and told him that the ancestors of another music legend were also part of the Palatine migration: Elvis Presley’s. Watch the entire episode here:
>http://www.nbc.com/who-do-you-think-you-are/video/tim-mcgraw/1291035

Author Philip Otterness on Tim McGraw’s Palatine Heritage