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For customers who would like to create a genealogy

一族の家系図

Family History Record creates your genealogy.

Family History Record creates your genealogy. Not only so, we incorporate stories, pictures, and other information so you can vividly capture how your parents, grandparents, or far ancestors had lived their lives.

Our investigation includes interviewing, document search at the National Diet Library, local museums, Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Defense Laboratories, companies’ historical libraries. Please feel free to contact us regarding other investigation methods. (Above image is a sample of two-line family chart.)

¥75,000~

One-line chart (One family name) ¥75,000
Two-line chart (Two family names) ¥130,000
Three-line chart ¥200,000
Four-line chart ¥250,000
32-line chart
(Immediate family, dates of birth and death included)
¥250,000
  • We usually offer one or two-line charts although three or four-line charts are also available as per your request.
  • The year of birth and death, and legal domicile are standardly inserted. Other information including the name and address of family married into/from, occupation, and died age can be inserted as per your request.
  • Makimono etc. are also supported.

For Customers who would like to find the meaning of your family name and Kamon(Family Crest)

Your Family Name and Crest Talk about your Roots.

  • Interested, but don’t know where to start?
  • Some family member knows, but that is not enough?
一族のルーツ調査ならファミリーヒストリー記録社

Contact us first,if you....

  • want to find out if your family folklore is true.
  • talk about ancestors in ceremonial occasions with family, but nobody can tell much.
  • want to know where your family name come from.
  • are interested in discovering your own roots

¥500,000~

一族のルーツ調査ならファミリーヒストリー記録社
Document Research course Complete a report based on search of a variety of documents collected in official organizations including the National Diet Library and Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ¥500,000~
Site investigation course Complete a report based on on-site investigation at graveyards or temples, and interviews with relatives, locals, in addition to document research. ¥75,000/day+Travel expenses~
Special historical investigation course Complete a report based on investigation by our professional historian in addition to document research and regular on-site investigation. ¥1,000,000~

Features of our Roots Investigation:

Our Roots investigation include the following:

Five Features 1. Organizing and translating of the family 過去帳 (Kakocho), or family death register
2. Organizing and translating of 墓誌 (Boshi), or epitaph of the deceased
3. Organizing and translating of the 旧土地台帳 (kyutochidaicho), or local land ledger
4. A comprehensive search and collection of pictures, maps, and other detailing of the locality of residence of the deceased
5. The creation of a photo album as the last section of the report
  • It will take about one year to deliver it, depending on the schedule of hearings.

We research your family history

Family histories give life to the stories of our families and ancestors.
Family histories connect our past, present and futures.

These are the histories of our parents, grandparents, and all our ancestors.
These are the stories that we will pass on, and our descendants thereafter.

Create a genealogy

Investigate and report historical facts

Create a book of personal history, family history, Foundation family history

¥1,200,000~

Our services

What you will gain

  • Deeper understanding of yourself
  • You will realize how precious it is to be yourself at this moment. Tremendous coincidences in the history has led to who you are.
  • Stronger bonds with your family
  • You will be surprised to know your family’s stories and memories that you have never imagined.
  • A treasure that can be cherished for generations
  • To know about parents or ancestors would help younger generation to be thankful for lives.

How we can help

When you would like to discover your family history,

  1. we interview, arrange things chronologically, and make a report with pictures
  2. we help you create a genealogy starting from getting Koseki Tohon (Family registration Certificate)
  3. Trace you and your ancestor’s history or roots back in Showa, Taisho, Meiji, Edo period, and/or even before then.

We believe knowing about family history helps you proud of your life itself, and who you are

Contents of our Family Investigation

At Family History Record, we have researched and investigated following topics:

Details of specific persons in the family

Retracing and revealing the stories and footprints of fathers, grandmothers, and other loved ones
Life experiences of the family members Take records chronologically; childhood, adolescence, about a family, careers, children, wife, including family photos
Overview of the Family a. Tracing the origins and footprints from the oldest person in the family down to the youngest
b. Story of the land or buildings the family has lived in
c. Finding names of ancestors in records of local shrines and temples
Additional Services a. Chronology creation
b. Creating genealogy and assumed genealogy in the Edo period
c. Creating 墓誌 (Boshi), or epitaph of the deceased

Nine Features of our Family Investigation!

Our Family History Investigation includes the following services:

Nine Features 1. Organizing and translating of the family 過去帳 (Kakocho), or family death register
2. Organizing and translating of 墓誌 (Boshi), or epitaph of the deceased
3. Organizing and translating of the 旧土地台帳 (kyutochidaicho), or local land ledger
4. Investigating chronology
5. Investigating genealogy
6. Investigating family transitions
7. Investigating land transactions and transitions
8. On-site investigation
9. Inclusion of private messages from family members (for gifting purposes)
  • Our Family History Investigation includes document searching and translation.
  • Requested materials like pictures of artworks, certificates, thesis can be included upon request.
  • Please estimate and allow one year before delivery of the completed project. However, this timeline may according to interviewing schedules and requested needs.