When Doris Evelyn Bates was born on 8 March 1900, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, her father, George Bates, was 27 and her mother, Thiza Annie Howard, was 35. She married Wilfrid Ingram on 14 February 1948, in Church Bridge, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Whittington, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in February 1986, in Penkridge, Staffordshire, England, at the age of 85.
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 .