Birth Name: Samuel Timothy McGraw
Place of Birth: Start, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 1, 1967
Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandfather), Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Bohemian Czech, English, Scottish, distant German, Dutch, and French Huguenot, 1/256 Swiss-German
Tim McGraw is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.
He is the son of Elizabeth Ann “Betty” (D’Agostino) and Frank Edwin “Tug” McGraw, Jr., a professional baseball player, who was a pitcher for the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies. Tim was raised by his mother and stepfather, Horace Smith.
He is married to singer and actress Faith Hill, with whom he has three children.
Tim’s paternal grandfather was Frank Edwin McGraw (the son of Andrew Henry McGraw and Ella May Nave). Frank was born in California. Andrew was the son of William McGraw, who was born in County Down, Ireland, and of Mary Ann Crofton, whose parents were Irish. Ella was the daughter of David Robert Nave and Amelia Chrisman.
Tim’s paternal grandmother was Mable Madeline/Madeleine McKenna (the daughter of Frank McKenna and Marie Suchanek). Mable was born in California. Frank was born in California, to a father from Kansas and a mother from Missouri. Tim’s great-grandmother Marie was an emigrant from Bohemia, of Czech ancestry, the daughter of Joseph Suchaner and Frantiska Jiroutek.
Tim’s maternal grandfather was John Joseph D’Agostino (the son of Daniel Agusta D’Agostino and Elizabeth Isabella DeSilverstri). John was born in Washington, D.C., to a father from Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy, and a mother from Rome, Lazio, Italy. Elizabeth was the daughter of Anthony DeSilverstri.
Tim’s maternal grandmother was Annie Catherine Welch (the daughter of Samuel Timothy Welch and Annie Pearl Temple). Tim’s grandmother Annie was born in Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, to parents from Louisiana. She was of either entirely or partially Irish ancestry.
Sources: Genealogy of Tim McGraw – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Tim’s father (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com
Tim mentions some of his ancestry, on CNN – http://transcripts.cnn.com