He lived in Swannanoa until 1831, when he moved to Tennessee. To recap, his children:1. Sarah Patton, born ca 1780, mar. William Edmundson.
2. James Patton, born ca 1782, died before his father in Mississippi.
3. Ann Catherine Patton, b. ca 1783, married Hance M. McWhorter and moved to Gibson County, TN.
4. Margaret Patton, b. c 1785, married Abner Burgin and moved to Weakley County, TN
5. George Patton, born 20 Sept. 1786. (see below).
6. Elizabeth Patton, born in Swannanoa on 22 May 1788, married (1) her first cousin, James Patton, son of Elijah Patton (d. 1814), and (2) David Crockett.
7. Matilda Patton, born ca 1795, married Peter Trosper of Gibson Co.,TN
8. Rebecca Patton married James Edmundson.