Interesting. Yes I've seen many inaccuracies is official records. However statements about Richard's age were from 3 court documents which are fairly consistant: in 1667 he says he is 47 (1620), in 1673 he says about 52 (about 1621), in 1678 he says about 60(about 1621.A puzzle. I'm not sure what you're saying about the Mayflower people. How do you define a founding father?The dictionary says a leading figure in the founding of the US which is rather vague or specifically a member of the American Constitutional Convention.