John Fea was the third son of James Fea and Jean Cooper and born c1805 in Stronsay.
John married Barbara Hepburn on 7th September, 1837 at Kirkwall and they lived (1851) at Albert Street, Kirkwall. His occupation (1851) was shoemaker. On his death he was a Shoemaker (Master).
Barbara was possibly born c1803 or c1806 on Shapinsay. Her parents may have been Peter and Christian Hepburn, nee Bews ( bapt. 20th February, 1803 Shapinsay) or Peter and Christina Hepburn, nee Cooper (1806)
John and Barbara had four children:
Robert married Jessie Mcleod (Sinclair), a widow on 5th March, 1875 at Kirkwall. Jessie was b. in 1847 at Lochbroom (Ross & Cromarty). In 1891 Jessie stated her occupation as tailoress.
Children of Robert and Jessie Fea
John died on 12th June, 1878 at Kirkwall. By then he was a widower.