ROBERTSON, JAMES WATERS (1812-1836). James Waters Robertson, Alamo defender, son of Felix and Lydia (Waters) Robertson, was born in Tennessee on February 18, 1812. He was married to Sarah Carson. Robertson came to Texas from Louisiana, took part in the siege of Bexar,qv and later served in the Alamo garrison. He died in the battle of the Alamoqv on March 6, 1836.
"I'll leave this rule for when I'm dead-- be always sure you're right, then go ahead."-David Crockett
TRIVIA: In THE ALAMO (1960), John Dierkes portrays James "Jocko" Robertson.
Was´nt Jocko in the Waynamo the old man who was married to the blind woman? And was´nt the real Jocko only about 24 years old at the time of the battle? If so, I guess it comes under "artistic license"... ;D