While every house in Slovenia has a civic address, many houses also carry a household name. These names are how other people typically referred to that family. This house carries the name of Antonovi. This name is most likely derived from one of the older household owner’s name Anton.
Through the period of our studies, we have found three distinct houses which originally carried the Dejan surname in Dejani. This is the second of the three houses (in order of house address). The Dejan surname is only originally found in Dejani.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Miha Dejan. He married Helena Grdun. Together, they had at least 4 children, including:
1B. Nikolaj Dejan b. 1809. At this time, it is unknown what happened to him afterwards.
1C. Jurij Dejan b. 1810. At this time, it is unknown what happened to him afterwards.
1D. Miha Dejan b. 1816. At this time, it is unknown what happened to him afterwards.
Anton Dejan [1A] and his wife Ana Balkovec had 6 children:
2A. Janko Dejan b. 1838, m. ca. 1859 to Barbara Grdun (Pavlinska) — they remained at this house.
2B. Miha Dejan b. 1841, died at the age of 50. At this time, it is unknown if he was ever married or had children.
2C. Barbara Dejan b. 1844, m. 1865 to Marko Dejan (Veliki Dejanski).
2D. Ana Dejan b. 1847, m. 1871 to Jurij Rahoj (Rahojovi from Grduni).
2E. Peter Dejan b. 1850, m. 1904 to Katarina Čadonič (Pavlinska) — they lived at Pavlini 21.
2F. Marija Dejan b. 1856, died at the age of 33. At this time, it is unknown if she was ever married or had children.
Janko Dejan [2A] and his wife Barbara Grdun had 5 children, including:
3A. Marija Dejan b. 1860, m. 1881 to Janko Grdun (Štalarski from Grduni) — they remained at this house.
3B. Barbara Dejan b. 1869, m. 1888 to Jože Dejan (Dejanski).
Janko Grdun and his wife Marija Dejan [3A] had 6 children, including:
4B. Barbara Grdun b. 1891, m. 1912 to a man from Prilišče 51.
Franc Grdun [4A] and his wife Magdalena Ivanušič had 5 children, including:
5A. Ana Grdun b. 1907, m. 1931 to Jože Miketič (Brezanov from Jakovini).
5B. Marija Grdun b. 1909, m. 1932 to Jože Mržljak (Paunoviči 12).