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Prescott Genealogy & History

Prescott is an English locational name, with many villages named Prescott in Devonshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire. Derived from Old English preost (priest) and cot (cottage), Prescott referred to someone living near/working in a priest's cottage. Prescott family history dates to feudal times in Devonshire, where they owned a family estate, and to 1640 in Massachusetts. Prescott genealogy includes patriot Samuel Prescott, who rode with Paul Revere; patriot William Prescott, commander at Bunker Hill; and Nobel Prize-winning economist Edward Prescott. The Prescott family motto, lux mihi Deus, means God is my light, and the leopards' faces on the coat of arms signify valiant and enduring warriors.


Prescott Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aapha Prescott-- --, 1913November ,1985KS
B Colby Prescott-- --, 1916May 25,2006ME
Cal Prescott-- --, 1929September 4,2005TN
Daisy Prescott-- --, 1897May 21,1987KY

Prescott Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Helen Prescott-- --, 1917January 23,2000Stow,MA
Faith Prescott-- --, 1906March ,1981Lincoln,RI
G Virginia Prescott-- --, 1910October 20,2004Bel Air,MD
H Riley Prescott-- --, 1917May 30,2005Liberty,TX

Prescott Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
David PrescottJoyce PaluszkiewiczNovember 22,1967Wake, NC
John PrescottMarion PrescottJune 29,1957Wake, NC
Leo PrescottBetty BlalockJuly 5,1963Wake, NC
Kevin PrescottAngeline PerkinsOctober 1,1983Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Prescott

1750th: Rivas1751st: Grover
1752nd: Overton1753rd: Varner
1754th: Nagel1755th: Lim
1756th: Andrade1757th: Mosher
1758th: Payton1759th: Spicer

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