1940 census, Pike Co., MS: John Ellis McDaniel, age 32, b. MS Jennie, wife, age 32, b. MS Nathaniel, son, age 10, b. LA Emma Lee, dtr., age 8, b. MS Henry, son, age 5, b. MS Gilverd, son, age 3, b. LA Marie, age 1, b. LA
Residence in 1935:Gilbert, Franklin Parish, LA
Looks like they moved from MS to LA at least twice and back again by 1940.