The origin of the Grujini name for the household at Zilje 23 is unknown. It is likely the house was originally inhabited by individuals with surname Balkovec. However, the current Grujini family is unrelated to the original Balkovec lineage. In a 230-year period for which we have found records, there have been 5 changes in surname, more than any other household in Zilje.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Ivan Balkovec. He married Marija. Together, they had at least 4 children, including:
1A. Ana Balkovec b. 1772. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
1B. Barbara Balkovec b. 1775. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
1C. Helena Balkovec b. ca. 1779, m. 1797 to Ivan Kralj (Mala Sela 10 pri Adlešiči) — they remained at this house.
1D. Marija Balkovec b. 1782. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
Helena Balkovec [1A] and his wife Ivan Kralj had at least 2 children, including:
2A. Matija Kralj b. 1800, m. 1818 to Helena Jaketič (Šoštarova) — they remained at this house.
2B. Ana Kralj b. 1801, m. 1824 to Matija Frankovič (Glavica).
Matija Kralj [2A] and his wife Helena Jaketič had at least 8 children, including:
3A. Ivan Kralj b. 1821, m. 1851 to Barbara Jaketič (Lugarova) — they remained at this house.
3B. Barbara Kralj b. 1823, m. 1845 to Marko Čičak (Glavica 5).
3C. Ana Kralj b. 1825, m. 1849 to Matija Hrbolič (Johi 1).
3D. Katarina Kralj b. 1827, m. 1856 to Andrej Hrbolić (Johi 12).
3E. Marija Kralj b. 1829, m. ca. 1858 to Peter Miketič (Solišin from Jakovini) — they remained at this house.
3F. Helena Kralj b. 1833, m. 1863 to a man from Croatia.
3G. Magdalena Kralj b. 1839, m. 1866 to Marko Krotec (Petolašev from Grduni).
3H. Doroteja Kralj b. 1839, m. 1881 to Jurij Pavlakovič (Jarčanov from Grduni).
Ivan Kralj [3A] and his wife Barbara Jaketič had 1 child:
4A. Ivan Kralj b. 1857. At this time, it is unknown what happened to him afterwards.
Peter Miketič and his wife Marija Kralj [3C] had 3 children, including:
4B. Barbara Miketič b. 1858, m. 1874 to Martin Osojnički (Plešivica 2) — they remained at this house.
4C. Marija Miketič b. 1861, m. 1883 to Jurij Starešinič (Jurkin).
Martin Osojnički and his wife Barbara Miketič [4B] did not have any children.
Martin Osojnički m. 1882 to his second wife Katarina Čadonič (Košutova). They did not have any children.
Jože Pavlakovič and his wife Helena Pavlakovič had 5 children in Grduni 2, including:
5A. Marija Pavlakovič b. 1877, m. 1895 to Janko Miketič (Rtičkev from Jakovini).
5B. Ana Pavlakovič1 b. 1881, m. 1898 to Jurij Pavlakovič (Fuzikov from Grduni)1.
5C. Barbara Pavlakovič b. 1892, m. 1912 to Jurij Pavlakovič (Jakovinski from Jakovini) — they remained at this house.
1. Jurij Pavlakovič and Ana Pavlakovič were cousins.
Jurij Pavlakovič and his wife Barbara Pavlakovič [5A] had 3 children, including:
6A. Barbara Pavlakovič b. 1913, m. 1931 to Franc Grdun (Cvetašov).