When Fanny Bates was born on 20 May 1860, in Angaston, South Australia, Australia, her father, John Edward Bates, was 31 and her mother, Lucy Luck, was 29. She died on 7 March 1872, in her hometown, at the age of 11, and was buried in Angaston, South Australia, Australia.
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 .