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Richard Taliaferro, Sr
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Birth: 1660
Virginia, USA
Death: 1715
Richmond County
Virginia, USA

He and his younger brother, Charles, were under age in 1682 in Essex County, VA.


Richard married Sarah Wingfield about 1694 (See George H. S. King's "Marriages of Richmond County," p. 203)

He lived out of Virginia from 1688 to 1704, during which time he was a ship captain and owner and was Chief Judge and member of the Royal Council of the Bahaman Islands, 1699-1703. He has been called "The Pirate."

During the Bahamian governorship of his step-father, Colonel Cadwallader Jones, in 1704, Richard was in Newport, Rhode Island.

Richard died intestate in Richmond County in 1715. An Inventory of his estate was made in Richmond Co., VA.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Taliaferro (1626 - 1671)
  Sarah Katherine Debnam Jones (1630 - 1687)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Wingfield Taliaferro (1669 - 1718)
 
 Children:
  Martha Taliaferro Turner (1696 - 1726)*
  Richard Taliaferro (1700 - 1721)*
  Sarah Taliaferro Turner (1705 - ____)*
  Catherine Taliaferro Hooe (1706 - 1737)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Taliaferro (1652 - 1688)*
  Francis Taliaferro (1654 - 1710)*
  John Taliaferro (1656 - 1720)*
  Mary Taliaferro Johnson (1658 - 1695)*
  Richard Taliaferro (1660 - 1715)
  Charles Taliaferro (1663 - 1734)*
  Katherine Taliaferro Battaile (1668 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: N M N
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43720527
 

What a wonderful surprise to learn I had such a colorful great grandfather. My grandchildren are thrilled to know you were "the pirate".
- Sharalyn Del Grosso
 Added: Jul. 31, 2016

- Andrea Hooe Raum
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014

- Ancestral Sleuth
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
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