This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: DFHCenter Surnames: Scates Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.scates/175/mb.ashx Message Board Post: He was born 1895 in Concord, Knox, Tennessee. On his marriage licence to Effie Peterson it has his father as William Thomas Scates but no mother. Can anyone help me with this. I would say his father would have been born between 1870-1880. Scates1782@aol.com Thanks, RM Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board.