The Tirolci household at Zilje 43 was built by Johan Jaketič (Ivičin) ca. 1870. He was the oldest son at the Ivičini household, yet he left and built his own house. He might have done so because his cousin Jurij Čadonič, the next oldest male at the Ivičini, already had a son in 1866, and Johan still had none, after six years of marriage. Johan may have also gone to work in one of the many factories springing up in the Tyrol, explaining the household name, and leaving his wife at home, childless. The house is no longer inhabited.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Johan Jaketič (Ivičin). He married Marija Čemas (Mala Majiščarka). They did not have any children.
Having no children, Johan and Marija must have invited Marko Brožič (Gornji Brožičev) and his wife Ana Vranešič (Matkova) to live at the Tirolci. Marko and Ana married, lived at the Gornji Brožiči, then moved to the USA. When they returned to Zilje in 1902, they moved into the Tirolci.
Marko Brožič and his wife Ana Vranešič had 4 children, including:
1A. Jože Brožič b. 1902, died at the age of 23. At this time, it is unknown if he was ever married or had children.
Around this time, Johan Jaketič (Mikulašev) and Marija Vranešič (Matkova), Ana’s sister, moved into the Tirolci household after all their children left their home at the Mikulaši. Marija and Ana were known as the ‘Tirolke’.