David Fea was born on 14th March, 1852, at Kirkwall, second son of David Fea & Elizabeth Clarke Hepburn.
|FEA - David, lawful son of David Fea and Elizabeth Hepburn,
his spouse, was born on 14th March, 1852 and baptized by Rev. Walker.
Witness the Congregation.
Kirkwall Parish Register
In 1854, he migrated (aged 2) with his parents to South Australia. He became a draper.
David married Mary Radford on 1st November, 1882 at Mary's parents' home at Crystal Brook, SA. Mary was born in 1860 at Angaston, SA, to Charles Radford & Elizabeth Bensley (Sawle).
David and Mary had three children and they lived at Glenelg and North Adelaide.
David died on 5th August, 1934, at North Adelaide, aged 82. Mary died 21st April, 1957, at North Adelaide, aged 96. They are buried at the Mitcham Cemetery.
FEA - On the 5th August, at his residence, 81 Jerningham Street, Lower North Adelaide, David, the beloved husband of Mary R. Fea. Age 82 years
The Adelaide Advertiser, Tuesday August 7, 1934
FEA - On the 21st April, at her residence, 81 Jerningham street, North Adelaide, Mary Radford, the beloved wife of the late David Fea and loving mother of Stella (Mrs. R.R.Neale) and also Clarice and Gordon (deceased). In her 97th year.
The Adelaide Advertiser, Tuesday April 23, 1957
FEA - On May 2, at a private hospital, Clarice Mary Fea, dearly beloved elder daughter of Mary R. and the late David Fea, of 81 Jerningham Street, North Adelaide, and loving sister of Stella (Mrs. R.R.Neale) and Gordon.
The Adelaide Advertiser, Thursday May 4, 1950
FEA - On August 1, Gordon, loved son of Mary R. and the late David Fea, of 81 Jerningham Street, North Adelaide.
The Adelaide Advertiser Thursday August 3, 1950
On the 14th inst. between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. from the
dwelling of David FEA at Nile Street, Glenelg, a four shilling silver jubilee
coin, a half sovereign, other moneys amounting to about 14 s, and 2 penknives (one of them has an imitation tortoiseshell handle and
the other a white handle). Knives only identifiable.
Police Gazette, April 18, 1894
On the night of the 20th inst. during the night from
the front door of the dwelling of David FEA, at Porter Street, Parkside,
a coir doormat size about 3' x 2' and has the complainant's name on the
back of it - identifiable.