Welcome to the Bates family blog! The family have 19 children. They have six children married (Zach, Erin, Michaella, Alyssa, Tori, and Josie). They have nine grandchildren with one on the way (Zach: 2, Erin: 3, Alyssa: 3, Tori: 1, Josie: 1 on the way). They have one child (Carlin) that is engaged to be married in May 2019.