UPDATE – RootsWeb sites (owned by Ancestry.com) are currently unavailable while they resolve some security issues. If and when the sites are restored, we’ll make the links live, until then, we’ve included the links in parentheses.


For Prescott County, Ontario Canada genealogy research this site has many links, maps, and records links. This is the RootsWeb free genealogy research site for Prescott County, Ontario, Canada. “This site is a collection of genealogical information and resources for Prescott County, Ontario. Prescott County GenWeb is part of the Ontario GenWeb and Canada GenWeb Project, which are all volunteer based efforts to provide free genealogical information on the Internet. Prescott County was formed in 1800 from Glengarry County and is named after Major-General Robert Prescott.”

Genealogy resources include:

  • Vital records: birth, marriage, death & church (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id3.htm)
  • Cemetery records (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id5.htm)
  • Census information (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id7.htm)
  • Websites, links, and message boards (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id8.htm)
  • Prescott County Families (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id6.htm)
  • Ontario Databases (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id122.htm)
  • Prescott County books (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id10.htm)
  • Prescott County maps (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id11.htm) with several historical maps and township views
  • Prescott County townships (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onpresco/id12.htm) and historical background of each
  • and more



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