MCKINNEY, ROBERT (1809–1836). Robert McKinney, Alamo defender, was born in Tennessee in 1809. He may have been one of the volunteers who accompanied James Bowie to the Alamo in January 1836. He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Bill Groneman, "MCKINNEY, ROBERT," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmccr), accessed January 31, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.