Found: the elusive parents to Allen Elisha Spaight.
I am not related to the following family
1850 US Census MISSOURI Johnson co. Scotland Twnship 1 October 1850 SPATE Michael 33 m farmer Virginia *can't read/write ----, Sarah 33 f Ohio ----, Elisha 11 m Indiana *attended school ----, William H. 9 m Missouri *attended school ----, Henry W. 6 m Missouri ----, America 3 f Missouri ----, Melvina E. 6mos f Missouri DARBY, Stephen 55 m farmer South Carolina
NOTES: All Census records I searched give various places of birth for Allen Elisha's parents.---Ohio, PA, Germany, VA etc.It probably depended on who was giving census taker the information.
Stephen DARBY above might very well be Allen Elisha's maternal grandfather.
Please advise if you need information regarding the following censuses: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1895, 1900