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Following a dispute with investors over his schooner The Three Sisters, Edward Jordan was on his way to Halifax to sort it out. Wrongly assuming his family was being sent to debtors' prison, he killed two crewman then threw the Captain overboard before commandeering the vessel with the help of the remaining crewman. The marooned Captain survived and testified against Jordan claiming Margaret, who was aboard with her son and three young daughters, was also involved. Margaret admitted hitting the Captain after he had hit her husband during an argument in her cabin before he decided to commandeer the vessel; the other crew member testified she was actually in fear for her life from her violent husband and had attempted to escape. Both Margaret and Edward were hanged for piracy.
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Margaret Crokeunknown1809
 
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Cheung Po Tsai17831800
 
18101822
 a 19th-century Chinese pirate. He was a son of a Tanka fisherman who lived in Xinhui of Jiangmen ...
Ching Shih17751801
 
18101844
 a prominent pirate in Qing China who terrorized the South China Sea in the early 19th century. Sh...
Grambounknown1800
 
18111811
 Was "boss" of Barataria, the smugglers' stronghold off the Island of Grande Terre, near Louisiana...
Dominique You17751802
 
18141830, Nov 14
 a privateer, soldier, and politician. Jean Lafitte's most trusted lieutenant, and rumored to have...
Joshua Barneyunknown1759
 
1818unknown
 an American Navy officer who served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War. He late...
Hezekiah Frith17631790
 
18191848
 an 18th-century British ship owner with the reputation of a "gentleman privateer", who engaged in...
Vincenzo Gambi1775 ca1805
 
18191819/20
 a 19th-century Italian pirate. He was one of the most violent and bloodthirsty men in the Gulf of...
Barthelemy Lafon17691790
 
18201820, Sep 29
 a notable Creole architect, engineer, city planner, and surveyor in New Orleans, Louisiana. He ap...
Jose Gaspar17561783
 
18211821
 a purported Spanish pirate, the "last of the Buccaneers," who is claimed to have raided the west ...
Louis-Michel Aury1788 ca1802
 
18211821, Aug 30
 a French privateer operating in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean during the early 19th century. A...
Pierre Lafitte17701803
 
18211821
 a privateer in the Gulf of Mexico and smuggler in the early 19th century. He also ran a blacksmit...
Luis Brion1782, Jul 61806
 
18211821, Sep 27
 a military officer who fought in the Venezuelan War of Independence. He rose to the rank of admir...
William Howard Allen1790, Jul 81808
 
18221822, Nov
  a Lieutenant in the United States navy, and a native of the city of Hudson. While a child, he w...
Renato Beluche1780, Dec 151803
 
18231860, Oct 4
 a Venezuelan merchant and privateer who played many roles in the turbulent world of the 19th-cent...
Jean Lafitte1776 ca1803
 
18261826 ca
 a French-American smuggler, privateer, pirate and slaver in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th ...
Henri Caesar1791 ca1791
 
18301830
 allegedly a 19th-century Haitian revolutionary and pirate. Efforts to find historical evidence of...
James Ford1770?1799?
 
18331833
 an American civic leader and business owner in western Kentucky and southern Illinois at the turn...
Kazimierz Lux17801795
 
18461846
 an officer of the Polish Legions and a pirate in the Caribbean Sea during the early 19th century....
Sam Hall Lord17781800
 
18491844, Nov 5
 one of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados. Sam Lord as he was usually known, am...
Juan Gomez17811790
 
18891900, Jul 13
 Brother-in-law of the famous pirate Gasparilla. Died, credited with the great age of 120 years, a...
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