The origin of the name of this household at Zilje 52 is unclear. The house was built by Peter Čemas (Peričin) in 1892. His daughter married Janko Starešinič (Pečov) in Pittsburgh in 1890, but they returned to Zilje and moved into her father’s new house.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Peter Čemas (Peričin): He married Katarina Šušter (Drenovec 14). Together they had 5 children, including:
1A. Katarina Čemas b. 1867, m. 1890 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Janko Starešinič (Pečov) — they returned to live at this house.
1B. Barbara Čemas b. 1873. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
1C. Marija Čemas b. 1881. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
Janko Starešinič and his wife Kata Čemas [1A] had 5 children, including:
2A. Ana Starešinič b. 1896, m. 1920 to Jože Čadonič (Dejankin).
2B. Franc Starešinič b. 1902, m. 1923 to Franca Moravec (Moravčeva) — they remained at this house.
2C. Katarina Starešinič b. 1906, m. 1933 to a Šimunovič man (Prilišče 33).
Franc Starešinič [2B] and his wife Franca Moravec had 2 children.