was christened at Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland 7 Jun 1702.
His parents were James Paterson and Marion Renny.
He married Margaret Henderson 3 Jun 1726
at Alva, Stirling, Scotland
was christened at St. Ninians, Stirling, Scotland 16 Feb 1705
daughter of John Henderson and Jean Hamilton
They were the parents of 2
christened 23 Apr 1727.
christened 17 Sep 1729.