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(Note: This was written for TMG 4.x although it also applies to TMG v5.x.)

These are the standard tags types and their labels, tag groups, and default sentences.  While any tag type may be changed on a global basis, it is not recommended that you do so at least until you have tried the sentence in one or two narrative reports tp see how the sentence appears.  But, any individual tag sentence may be changed as needed and will only affect the used tag.  Any global change will be reflected in all tags (used and in newly added tags) of that type unless the sentence for the tag has been individually changed in that used tag for that person.

Note that this page now includes the Sentences for the Roles that have been pre-defined for some tags.  These Roles and Sentences are intended more as examples of how the Role may be used in a Sentence.  Thus the user may define other Roles for a tag may fit their needs better.  In that case, the user can use these pre-defined Roles and Sentences as examples on which to base the user's Roles and Sentences.

Note:  Tags specific to the UK edition of TMG are shown on its own page.

Tag No    Tag Group Tag Type Label GEDCOM Label
Role         Sentence (Principal type Roles - Tag Sentences)
Role         Sentence (Witness type Roles - Witness Sentences)

8            Address       "Address"          "ADDR"
Principal      "<As of [D],> [P] <and [PO]> lived at [L]"
Resident      "<As of [D],> [P] <and [PO]> lived at [L]"

Witness       "<As of [D],> [W] was living with [P] <and [PO]> at<[L]>"

1            Other           "Adoption"         "ADOP"
Principal      "[P] <was|and [PO] were>adopted <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness       "[W] witnessed the adoption of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

103        Other           "AFN"                "AFN"
Principal      "[PP] Ancestral File Number is [M]"
Witness       ""

108        Other           "Age"                  "AGE"
Principal      "[P1] was [A] <as of [D]>."
Witness       ""

72          Other            "Anecdote"         "----"
Principal     "[M]"
Witness      "[W] was a witness [M]"

11          Other            "Annulment"       "ANUL"
Principal     "The marriage of [P] and [PO] was annulled <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the annulment of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

75         Other            "Associatn"       "ASSO"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> associated <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     "[W] witnessed the association of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

74         Other            "Attributes"      "ATTR"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     ""

12         Birth             "Baptism"        "BAPM"
Principal     "[P] was baptized <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was baptized <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the baptism of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

16         Other           "BaptismLDS" "BAPL"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> baptized in the LDS church <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the baptism in the LDS church of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

17         Other           "BarMitzvah"   "BARM"
Principal     "[P] received [PP] bar mitzvah <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the bar mitzvah of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

18         Other           "BasMitzvah"   "BASM"
Principal     "[P] received [PP] bas mitzvah <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     "[W] witnessed the bas mitzvah of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

2            Birth           "Birth"              "BIRT"
Principal     "[P] was born <[D]><[L]>"
Child          "[P] was born <[D]><[L]>"

Witness      "[W] witnessed the birth of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

41         Birth            "Birth-Covt"     "BIC"
Principal     "[P] was born in the covenent <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was born in the covenent <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     "[W] witnessed the birth in the covenent of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

69         Birth            "BirthIlleg"        "ILLE"
Principal     "[P] was born illegitimate <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was born illegitimate <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the illegitimate birth of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

62         Birth            "BirthStill"           "STIL"
Principal     "[P] was stillborn <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was stillborn <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the stillbirth of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

42         Other           "Blessing"           "BLES"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> received a blessing <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the blessing of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

43         Other           "BlessngLDS"    "BLSL"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> blessed in the LDS church <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the blessing in the LDS church of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

6           Burial           "Burial"              "BURI"
Principal     "[P] was buried <[D]> <[L]>"
Interred      "[P] was buried <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the burial of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

44         Other           "CancelSeal"      "CANC"
Principal     "The sealing for [P] <and [PO]> was cancelled <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the cancelled sealing of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

110       Other           "Caste"               "CAST"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> belonged to the [M] caste <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] belonged to the [M] caste <[D]> <[L]>"

19         Other           "Census"            "CENS"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> appeared on the census <of [D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] appeared on the census <of [D]> in the household of [P] <and [PO]> <[L]>"

20         Birth             "Christning"        "CHR"
Principal     "[P] was christened <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was christened <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the christening of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

45         Other           "Codicil"            "CODI"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> wrote a codicil <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the codicil of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

21         Other           "Communion1"   "FCOM"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> received First Holy Communion <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the First Holy Communion of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

46         Other           "Confirmatn"     "CONF"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> confirmed <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the confirmation of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

47         Other           "ConfirmLDS"   "CONL"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> confirmed by the LDS church <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the confirmation in the LDS church of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

48         Other           "Criminal"         "CRIM"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness that [P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]><[L]>"

3           Death           "Death"             "DEAT"
Principal       "[P] died <[D]> <[L]> <[A]>"
Deceased     "[P] died <[D]> <[L]> <[A]>"
Witness        "[W] witnessed the death of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

112       Other           "Descriptn"        "DESR"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> described <as [M]> <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the description of [P] <and [PO]> <as [M]><[D]> <[L]>"

5           Divorce     "Divorce"          "DIV"
Principal      "[P] and [PO] were divorced <[D]> <[L]>"
Divorce'      "[P] and [PO] were divorced <[D]> <[L]>"
Divorcee     "[P] and [PO] were divorced <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness       "[W] witnessed the divorce of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

22           Divorce       "Divorce Fl"      "DIVF"
Principal      "[P1] filed for divorce from [P2] <[D]> <[L]>"
Divorce'      "[P1] filed for divorce from [P2] <[D]> <[L]>"
Divorcee     "[P1] filed for divorce from [P2] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness       "[W] witnessed the divorce filing of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

15         Other          "Education"       "EDUC"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> educated <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the education of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

49         Other          "Emigration"      "EMIG"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> emigrated <[D]> <from [L]>"
Witness      "[W] emigrated with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

9           Other          "Employment"    "EMPL"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> employed <by [M]> <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was employed <by [M]> with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

24         Other          "Endowment"    "ENDL"
Principal     "[P] received [PP] endowment <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the endowment of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

23         Marriage     "Engagement"    "ENGA"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> engaged <[D]> <[L]>"
Bride         "[P] <was|and [PO] were> engaged <[D]> <[L]>"
Groom       "[P] <was|and [PO] were> engaged <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     "[W] witnessed the engagement of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

67         Other         "Event-Misc"     "EVEN"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness when [P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]><[L]>"

50         Other          "Excommuntn"   "EXCO"
Principal    "[P] <was|and [PO] were> excommunicated <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness     "[W] witnessed the excommunication of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

81         Relat-F       "Father-Ado"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

87         Relat-F       "Father-Fst"      "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

85         Relat-F       "Father-God"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

79         Relat-F       "Father-Nat"     "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

82         Relat-F      "Father-Oth"     "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

83         Relat-F       "Father-Ste"      "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

77         Other          "GEDCOM"     "GEDC"
Principal     "Unrecognized GEDCOM data: [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      ""

25         Other          "Graduation"     "GRAD"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> graduated <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the graduation of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

89         History        "History"           "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      "[W] witnessed [M] <[D]> <[L]>"

113       Other          "HTML"          "----"
Principal     "(see also [M])"
Witness      "(see also [M])"

40         Other          "Illness"            "----"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> ill with [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the illness of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

7           Other        "Immigratn"      "IMMI"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> immigrated <[D]> <to [L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the immigration of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

70         Other          "Living"            "----"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> living <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness to the fact that [P] <was|and [PO] were> living<[D]> <[L]>"

4           Marriage   "Marriage"       "MARR"
Principal     "[P] married [PO] <[PARO]> <[D]> <[L]>"
Bride          "[P] married [PO] <[PARO]> <[D]> <[L]>"
Groom       "[P] married [PO] <[PARO]> <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the marriage of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

26         Marriage     "Marr Bann"    "MARB"
Principal     "Marriage banns for [P] <and [PO]> were published <[D]><[L]>"
Bride          "Marriage banns for [P] <and [PO]> were published <[D]><[L]>"
Groom       "Marriage banns for [P] <and [PO]> were published <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the publication of marriage banns of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

27         Marriage     "Marr Cont"    "MARC"
Principal     "A contract for the marriage of [P] and [PO] was signed <[D]><[L]>"
Bride          "A contract for the marriage of [P] and [PO] was signed <[D]><[L]>"
Groom       "A contract for the marriage of [P] and [PO] was signed <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the marriage contract of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

28         Marriage     "Marr Lic"       "MARL"
Principal     "[P] and [PO] obtained a marriage license <[D]> <[L]>"
Bride          "[P] and [PO] obtained a marriage license <[D]> <[L]>"
Groom       "[P] and [PO] obtained a marriage license <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the marriage license of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

29         Marriage     "Marr Sett"      "MARS"
Principal     "A settlement for the marriage [P] and [PO] was made <[D]><[L]>"
Bride          "A settlement for the marriage [P] and [PO] was made <[D]><[L]>"
Groom       "A settlement for the marriage [P] and [PO] was made <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the marriage settlement of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

13         Other          "Milit-Beg"      "----"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> began military service <[D]> <[L]><[M]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the beginning of military service of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

65         Other          "Milit-End"      "----"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> ended military service <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the end of military service of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

34         Other          "Misc"             "MISC"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness to [M] with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

91         Relat-M     "Mother-Ado" "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

95         Relat-M    "Mother-Fst"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

94         Relat-M    "Mother-God"  "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

90         Relat-M     "Mother-Nat"   "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

92         Relat-M     "Mother-Oth"   "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

93         Relat-M     "Mother-Ste"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

71         Name         "Name-Baptm" "----"
Principal     "[PP] baptism name was [N] <[M]>"
Witness      ""

38         Name         "Name-Chg"     "----"
Principal     "<On [D]> [PP] name was legally changed to [N] <[M]>"
Witness      ""

36         Name         "Name-Marr"    "----"
Principal     "<As of [D],>[PP] married name was [N] <[M]>"
Witness      ""

73         Name         "Name-Nick"     "----"
Principal     "<As of [D],> [P] also went by the name of [N] <[M]>"
Witness      ""

37         Name         "Name-Var"      "----"
Principal     "<As of [D],> [P] was also known as [N] <[M]>"
Witness      ""

105       Name       "Namesake"     "NAMS"
Principal     "[P1] was named for [P2]"
Witness      ""

109       Other       "Nationalty"     "NATI"
Principal     "The nationality of [P] <and [PO]> was [M]"
Witness      ""

51         Other         "Natlzation"     "NATU"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> naturalized <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the naturalization of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

78         Other         "Note"             "NOTE"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness [M] with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

52         Other         "NullifyLDS"   "NULL"
Principal     "[PP] ordinance was nullified by the LDS church <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the ordinance nullification of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

106       Other       "Num Marr"    "NMR"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> married [M] times."
Witness      ""

107       Other       "Num Child"    "NCHI"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> had [M] children."
Witness      ""

66         Other         "Occupation"  "OCCU"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was associated with [P] <and [PO]> [M] <[D]> <[L]>"

53         Other         "Ordinance"    "ORDI"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> partipicated in an ordinance <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the ordinance of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

54         Other         "OrdinacLDS" "ORDL"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> participated in an ordinance in the LDS church<[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the ordinance in the LDS church of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

55         Other         "Ordination"    "ORDN"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> ordained <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the ordination of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

97         Relat-P     "Parent-Ado"  "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

101       Relat-P    "Parent-Fst"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

100       Relat-P    "Parent-God"  "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

96         Relat-P    "Parent-Nat"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

98         Relat-P     "Parent-Oth"    "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

99         Relat-P     "Parent-Ste"     "----"
Principal     ""
Witness      ""

30         Other        "Psgr List"        "PASL"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> found on a passenger list <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was found on a passenger list with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

56         Other        "PrsmCancel"   "PRES"
Principal     "[PP] ordinance was presumed cancelled <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the cancelled ordinance of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

31         Burial        "Probate"          "PROB"
Principal     "[PP] estate was probated <[D]> <[L]>"
Interred      "[PP] estate was probated <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the probate of the estate of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

57         Other        "Ratificatn"       "RATI"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> ratified <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the ratification of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

58         Birth          "Rebaptism"     "REBA"
Principal     "[P] was rebaptized <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was rebaptized <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the rebaptism of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

76         Other         "Reference"     "REFN"
Principal     "Reference: [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] was a witness to [M] with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

14         Other         "Religion"        "RELI"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> [M]"
Witness      "[W] was [M] with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

59         Other         "Reseal"          "RESE"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> resealed <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the resealing of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

10         Other         "Residence"     "RESI"
Principal     "[P] <|and [PO]> lived <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] lived with [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

60         Other         "Restoratn"      "REST"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> restored <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the restoration of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

35         Other         "Retirement"    "RETI"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> retired <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the retirement of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

61         Other         "SealChild"      "SLGC"
Principal     "[P] <was sealed as a child|and [PO] were sealed as children> to [PAR]<[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the sealing of [P] <|and [PO]> to [PAR] <[D]><[L]>"

32         Birth           "SealParent"    "SLGP"
Principal     "[P] was sealed as a parent to [PO] <[D]> <[L]>"
Child          "[P] was sealed as a parent to [PO] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the sealing of parent to child of [P] <and [PO]><[D]> <[L]>"

33         Marriage     "SealSpouse"  "SLGS"
Principal     "[P] was sealed as a spouse of [PO] <[D]> <[L]>"
Bride         "[P] was sealed as a spouse of [PO] <[D]> <[L]>"
Groom       "[P] was sealed as a spouse of [PO] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the sealing to spouse of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

111       Other        "SSN"            "SSN"
Principal     "[PP] Social Security Number was [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      ""

102       Address    "Stake"            "STAL"
Principal     "<As of [D],> [P] <and [PO] > <[L]>"
Witness      ""
Resident     ""

104       Other        "Telephone"    "PHON"
Principal     "[PP] telephone number was [M] <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      ""

63         Other          "VoidLiving"   "VOIL"
Principal     "[PP] ordinance by proxy was cancelled <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness       "[W] witnessed the cancellation of the ordinance by proxy of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

64         Other          "WAC"          "WAC"
Principal     "[P] <was|and [PO] were> received [PP] initiatory ordinances <[D]><[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the initiatory ordinances of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]><[L]>"

39         Other          "Will"             "WILL"
Principal     "[P] left a will <[D]> <[L]>"
Witness      "[W] witnessed the will of [P] <and [PO]> <[D]> <[L]>"

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