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WDYTYA - Trisha Yearwood - 09/05/2013

Another great episode of Who Do You Think You Are was aired on Tuesday evening on The Learning Channel   If you haven't seen this episode yet, you can watch it on the website now. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't seen the show yet, the following is a detailed account of the episode! This weeks episode showed the research performed for country music artist and celebrity chef, Trisha Yearwood. The famed country singer was born in Montecello, Georgia. She is married to country artist, Garth Brooks. Her Dad was a banker and her Mom a school teacher. She stated she knew about her mother's family, but knew nothing beyond her grandmother on her Dad's side. She stated her parents were wonderful and encouraged her to be a singer since she knew that was what she wanted to be since the age of 5. Yearwood states her Dad was an only child. His mother, Elizabeth Winslett Yearwood, did not talk about her family. So Yearwood met with Genealogist Kyle Betit at the Nashville Public Library to get started on her research. The search began on   Betit had started a family tree for Yearwood on the site, and had traced Yearwood's family back to her 5x great-grandfather, Samuel Winslett, who was born 1744 at Binstead Hamlet, England. He died 1829 in Georgia. And so, Yearwood was off to Hampshire, England to learn as much as she could about Samuel Winslett. Here she met with Genealogist Les Mitchinson. They begin with the Parish Registers. Samuel's parents were John and Mary Wins...

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