(Research):https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Scott-27613://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LHNQ-FJF"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4HL-PX8 : 12 April 2016), Thomas Scott, Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 212, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
From Albert Churella book, vol 1, pg. 166: States that Major Patton was married to his older sister. Per FamilySearch, he had two older sisters who survived childhood: Sarah (1813??-1888) and Mary (1813??-1893). Sarah married a Robert Noble in 1829. Mary married a Gen. John Stewart about the same time. Sometime after 1841 the "wheel of patronage turned against him, and he soon lost his position." Established a sawmill at Columbia to supply Main Line of Public Works. In July, 1844 he became inspector of cargoes at Columbia. In spring of 1847, was assistant to collector of tolls in Philadelphia. In 1849, joined independent transporter David Leech & Company as agent at Columbia.