Mr James Keegan, 38, was born in Liverpool.
He was married to Alice Maud (?Macey, ?Durnil)1,2 and had four children: Joseph John Keegan (born 1904), Lawrence Keegan (born 1906), Sidney Francis (born 1908) and Alice (born 1910) all born in Southampton.3,4
He signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912 with a cross as he could not write. His address was given as 2 West Place, Southampton. His previous ship was the Olympic. His wages were £6 10s per month.
Keegan died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
His family received financial relief from the Mansion House Fund.
His widow Alice struggled in the years following the disaster and in 1918 was imprisoned for neglect of her children.
She is believed to have died in 1955 on the Isle of Wight.