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 has the name of Magdini. At this time, the origin of this name is unknown to us.
Through the period of our studies, we have found only one house in Damelj with a family who originally had the surname of Lovrenčič. To date, the Lovrenčič surname has not been originally found anywhere else in the Vinica parish but rather more commonly in the Sinji Vrh parish.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Matija Lovrenčič b. 1764. He married Katarina Kump b. 1765. Together, they had at least 2 children, including:
1A. Ana Lovrenčič b. 1789, m. ca. 1821 to Miha Muhič — they remained at this house.
1B. Katarina Lovrenčič b. 1809, m. ca. 1834 to Nikolaj Žalec (Andrijašev).
Miha Muhič and his wife Ana Lovrenčič [1A] had at least 3 children, including:
2A. Katarina Muhič b. 1822, m. ca. 1849 to Martin Majerle — they remained at this house.
Miha Muhič m. ca. 1845 to his second wife Margareta Majerle. Together they had 1 child which died in early childhood.
Martin Majerle and his wife Katarina Muhič [2A] had 1 child which died in early childhood.
Katarina Muhič [2A] m. 1850 to her second husband Jože Špehar (Dalnje Njive 15). Together they had 4 children, including:
3A. Marija Špehar b. 1853, m. 1876 to Jurij Brozovič (Draga 11) — they lived at Damelj 7.
3B. Jurij Špehar b. 1862, m. 1886 to Katarina Žalec (Dolčičkina) — they remained at this house.
Jurij Špehar [3B] and his wife Katarina Žalec had 3 children:
4A. Katarina Špehar b. 1887, m. 1927 to Johan Krupič (Krupičev from Draga).
4B. Jurij Špehar b. 1890, m. 1924 to Ana Fortun (Fortunova) — they remained at this house.
4C. Johan Špehar b. 1892, m. 1924 to Angela Špehar (Dalnje Njive 15).
Katarina Žalec had 1 illegitimate child:
4D. Marija Špehar b. 1895, died at the age of 19. At this time, it is unknown if she was ever married or had children.
Katarina Žalec m. 1893 to her second husband Miha Kobe (Črnikin). Together they had 2 children, including:
4E. Miha Kobe b. 1901. At this time, it is unknown what happened to him afterwards.
Jurij Špehar [4B] and his wife Ana Fortun had 5 children.