Katlin Elizabeth Bates was born Sept. 19, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and 19.5 inches in length. Her parents are Stephen Adam Bates and Amy Bates of Ash Flat. Her grandparents are Steve and Patsy Bates of Myron, and Russell and Brenda Truitt of Highland. Great grandparents include Edward Bates from Myron, Kathryn BoBo from Ash Flat and Donald and Dolores Schoneman from Candor, N.Y. Her great great-grandparents are Daisy Sehere from Candor, N.Y. and Cleffie Bates from Myron.