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 carries the name of Matašovi. At this time, the exact origin of this name is unknown to us.
Through the period of our studies, we have found four distinct houses which originally carried the Špehar surname in Perudina. This is the fourth of the four houses (in order of house address). The Špehar surname is predominantly found in Damelj, Kot and Perudina.
The oldest record we have found to date for a person from this house is for Jurij Špehar b. 1794. Together with his first wife, they had at least 4 children, including:
1A. Jurij Špehar b. 1823, m. ca. 1847 to Katarina Flajnik — they remained at this house.
Jurij Špehar m. ca. 1828 to his second wife Barbara Špehar. Together they had 4 children, including:
Jurij Špehar [1A] and his wife Katarina Flajnik had 1 child:
Jože Jurišinič and his wife Barbara Špehar [1B] had 8 children, including:
2C. Jože Juršinič b. 1858, m. 1881 to Barbara Fugina (Vukovci 12) — they remained at this house.
2D. Johana Juršinič b. 1862, m. 1882 to Jurij Lukanič (Draga 13) — they lived at Podklanec 16.
2E. Franc Juršinič b. 1871, m. 1903 to Katarina Pavlešič (Kozličekeva).
Jože Juršinič [2C] and his wife Barbara Fugina had 10 children, including:
3A. Jože Juršinič b. 1884, m. in America to Johana Kobe (Vukovci 18).
3B. Marija Juršinič b. 1887. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
3C. Johana Juršinič b. 1890, m. 1918 to Matija Balkovec (Pribajnci 51).
3D. Barbara Juršinič b. 1894, m. 1920 to Karl Beričič.
3E. Katarina Juršinič b. 1896. At this time, it is unknown what happened to her afterwards.
3F. Jurij Juršinič b. 1900, m. 1924 to Marija Špehar (Mavričeva).
Jože Juršinič [3A] and his wife Johana Kobe had 1 child:
4A. Jože Juršinič b. 1915 in Pittsburgh, m. 1939 to Ana Panjan.
Jože Juršinič [3A] m. 1920 to his second wife Franca Trempus (Ogulin 4). Together they had 6 children.