Members of the Southern family married into my Sikes (Winn Parish, LA) and Pullig (Bienville Parish, LA) families. Elbert Elmo Southern b 13 May 1849 Copiah Co., Miss. d 31 May 1918 Bienville Parish, LA married Harriet Jane Pullig,
dau of Thomas Anthony Pullig and Isabella F. Kennedy (my direct ancestors). I have only "bit and pieces" of Southern information but will be glad to share what I have.