David Fea and Jane Clark
|David Miller Fea|
David Miller Fea was born June 13th 1856, second son of James Fea and
Margaret Sinclair. He emigrated to New Zealand in 1873.
He started in farming but later sold out to start a successful
business as a general storekeeper in Maheno. He married Jane
Stuart Clark (1855 - 1940) on 1st October 1880 at Port Chalmers, Otago,
NZ. David and Jane had eight children:
John Hadden (Jack) was born 18th January 1881. He married
Coptic Jolly in 1909. spent some time on the farm, bush clearing, but
then went back to Dunedin to pursue a commercial life. In 1911
he went to Australia with his brother, James, when the Queensland Government
was developing the Darling Downs and offering 1280 acres free to new settlers.
Jack returned to New Zealand in the 1920s and re-established his family.
Jack and Ethel had four children. Jack became a manufacturing chemist.
He died 1st June 1952.
James was born 3rd June 1882 at Dunedin. He married Ada
Jane Clifford (1884, Wiltshire, England - 1972) at Dunedin in 1907
and they had five children. James went to Queensland with his brother
in 1911 and stayed there as a grazier. He died in Brisbane
22nd June 1947.
Inabella was born 17th March 1884 at Maheno. A talented
musician, she played the piano beautifully even when she was very old.
Ina married Peter George Dick (1883 - 1930) in 1909 and they had
four children. She died 25th August 1974.
Eliza Jane (Lily) was born 29th March 1885 at Maheno. She
married William Cooper Walter (1881, Scotland - 1955) and they had
two children. Eliza died 3rd January 1968 at Wellington NZ.
Annie Rendall was born 25th November 1886 at Maheno. She married
Kinder (1888 - 1951) in 1910 and they had seven children. Annie
died 19th July 1972 at Oamaru NZ.
Elsie May Long, born 22nd February 1891, was also a talented musician.
She married Francis William Parker (1886 - 1961) in 1918 and they
had five children. Elsie died 22nd October 1968 in Dunedin NZ.
David Brown, born 23rd September 1894, served on the training ship
Amokura and then decided to be a farmer and went off to Kintail. He went
to the war and married Ivy Irene Latta (1895 - 1961) on his return,
in 1919. He died 27th January 1929 at Balclutha NZ. David and
Ivy had three children.
William Rognvald was born 5th October 1898. He went to two
World Wars, was a member of the 1919 Army Rugby Team which won the King's
cup, was an All Black, became a GP and practised in Timaru, then Hamilton.
He married Grace Morrell Flora Vizer (1895 - 1990) and had three
children, Barbara, Bill and Jenefer. He died in Hamilton
on 27th December 1988.
|David Miller Fea|
David Miller Fea died 1st June 1921 aged 64 years. He is buried in
the Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin.