John Fea and Barbara Hepburn

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:

John died on 12th June, 1878 at Kirkwall. By then he was a widower.