When Stephen Bates was born on 28 August 1773, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Phineas Bates, was 24 and his mother, Esther Curtiss, was 21. He married Naomi Handy on 24 April 1795. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1846, in Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, 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 .
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