The Peričini household at Zilje 6, together with the old Čemasi household at Zilje 5 next door, form the original core for the Čemas surname in Zilje. The origin of this household name is unknown. The house is currently abandoned.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Johan Čemas. He married Helena Silanac. Together, they had at least 1 child:
1A. Jurij Čemas b. 1785, m. 1813 to Doroteja Rahoj — they remained at this house.
Jurij Čemas [1A] and his wife Doroteja Rahoj had at least 8 children, including:
2A. Katarina Čemas b. 1814, m. to Matija Balkovec (Petrišin).
2B. Ana Čemas b. 1819, m. 1839 to Nikolaj Balkovec (Dolnji Baljkovski).
2C. Jurij Čemas b. 1821, m. 1844 to Marija Žalec (Brdarova) — they remained at this house.
2D. Marija Čemas b. 1824, m. to Jurij Žalec (Žalčev).
2E. Peter Čemas b. 1835, m. 1863 to Katarina Šuštar (Drenovec 14) — they remained at this house.
2F. Miha Čemas b. 1838, m. 1869 to Marija Balkovec (Hrastovkina).
2G. Johan Čemas b. 1841, m. 1875 in Johi 7
Jurij Čemas [2C] and his wife Marija Žalec had 6 children, including:
3A. Jurij Čemas b. 1849, m. 1878 to Ana Brožič (Gornja Brožičeva) — they remained at this house.
3B. Ana Čemas b. 1857, m. 1878 to Matija Brožič (Gornji Brožičev).
3C. Johan Čemas b. 1860, m. 1892 to Ana Moravec (Vrčanova from Stara Lipa).
Peter Čemas [2E] and his wife Katarina Šuštar had 5 children, including:
3D. Katarina Čemas b. 1867, m. 1890 to Janko Starešinič (Pečov) — they lived at Zilje 52.
3E. Barbara Čemas b. 1873. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
3F. Marija Čemas b. 1881, m. in Novigrad.
Jurij Čemas [3A] and his wife Ana Brožič had 5 children, including:
4A. Nikolaj Čemas b. 1884, m. 1908 to Ana Starešinič (Jurkina) — they remained at this house.
4B. Barbara Čemas b. 1891, m. 1908 to Jurij Starešinič (Jurkin).
Jurij Čemas [3A] m. 1894 to his second wife Marija Starešinič (Jurkina). Together they had 6 children, including:
4G. Jože Čemas b. 1904, m. in Prilišče 18.
4H. Angela Čemas b. 1910, m. 1933 to Klemen Sutlič (Vinica 13).
Nikolaj Čemas [4A] and his wife Ana Starešinič had 9 children.