I was reading thru my Girod papers. Came accross a 'Severian Ardelous Girod' He was born in 1825 in the area of Monroe, La. Died prror to 1878. Was planter near Rayville. He was married to Ellen Stewart from Alabama. He and Ellen had 7 children, the 3rd being Severier Ardelous (Dee) born 1861, died 1952. Was married 1st to Maggie McPherson, 2nd to Sarah (Sally) M. Patterson. The 4th son of Severian and Ellen Girod was Francis Cole. He was my grandfather. Will be happy to send you a copy of these papers that I have.