Born of Stephan Gowin from Virginia and Elizabeth Debery Walton from Pennsylvania. He had two brothers,Oliver Sayer and John. He also had four sisters Emily Adeline,Ann Eliza,Cynthia and Love J Gowin. Alexander married Lucinda McCoun from Indiana on 18 May 1886 in Hendricks Co.,Indiana. They had two daughters,Murial and Anna B Gowin. Alexander is my Great Great Grand Uncle.