When Asher Bates was born on 25 August 1776, in Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Phineas Bates, was 27 and his mother, Esther Curtiss, was 24. He had at least 3 sons with Harriet Steel. He died on 24 April 1810, in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States.
English: variant of Bate with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also common in Ireland.
Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .