Biographical Sketch of Alex Cowan, Jr.
(See Grant)-Alexander Clingan, son of Andrew Finis and Elizabeth Jeanette (Clingan) Sowan, was born October 7, 1861.
Married December 30, 1886, Lillie Bone Crawford, born April 24, 1871 in Ellis County, Texas. They were the parents of Stella Cherry, Terry Crawford, Louie Alexa, Georgia Hardy, Alexander Finie, and Andrew Jasper Cowan.
Martha Jane, daughter of William and (Fields) Blythe, married Alexander Adam Clingan, and they were the parents of Elizabeth Jeanette Clingan who married Andrew Finis Cowan.