James Hollan Bracken

Photo added by Beth Birchfield

James Hollan Bracken

  • Birth 8 Sep 1882 Beaver Dam, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1912
  • Burial Body lost at sea, Specifically: Victim of the RMS Titanic sinking
  • Memorial ID 14087812

A victim of the Titanic tragedy.
James, age 29, boarded the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic in Southampton as a second class passenger. James had been in London on business and was headed home to his wife in New Mexico. The couple had no children.

The experiences that James had during the sinking of the ship and what exactly happened to him are unknown as his body was never found.

James was the 5th of 7 children born to Civil War Veteran William Bracken and his wife Sarah Ann (Morris) Bracken of Kentucky. He moved to New Mexico where he married Addie Greathouse in 1907. They had a land claim in Lake Arthur, New Mexico of 160 acres.

Bio by: Beth Birchfield


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  • Created by: Beth Birchfield
  • Added: 27 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14087812
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Hollan Bracken (8 Sep 1882–15 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14087812, ; Maintained by Beth Birchfield (contributor 46632897) Body lost at sea, who reports a Victim of the RMS Titanic sinking.