In a blog post from March 2011 Chris Staats offers some alternative definitions of several genealogy terms. Watch out for more over the coming months. I have a few of these Bastards in my tree.
Bastard: A person from whom you descend and are unable to find and document in any record whatsoever.Ex. “I can’t find that bastard anywhere!”
Originally posted here: http://www.staatsofohio.com/?p=1204