William Billings Bates was born 24 January 1811 in Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States to Elkanah Bates (1779-1841) and Hannah Copeland (1780-1834) and died 10 June 1880 Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Willard Lane (1816-) 1 November 1835 in Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
|Offspring of William Billings Bates and Mary Willard Lane (1816-)|
|Alfred Willard Bates (1836-1892)||25 August 1836 Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States||27 December 1892 New York City, New York, United States||Cephise Catherine Towar (1843-1927) Cephise Catherine Towar (1843-1927) Zerlina Waterman (1838-1864)|
|Mary Jane Hodges Bates (1841-)|
|Harriet R Bates (1843-1847)|
|William Ellery Bates (1855-1857)|
- Elkanah Bates - disambiguation
- Bates in Bristol County, Massachusetts -
- Bates Family of Boston - Boston Brahmin.