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Tiny Tafel
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Definition: A method of providing a compact way of describing a family database so that the information can be scanned visually or by a computer. A Tiny Tafel only lists surnames with Soundex codes, plus the locations and dates of the beginning and end of that surname. First names, births, marriages, deaths, etc. are not included in a tiny tafel.

Pronunciation: [tye-nee tahf-uhl] • (noun)  

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