Patience Walling was born in 1730 probabably in VA.; died c. 1798 in NJ.She m James Masters (b 1717 in France)who came to (VA?)America from Ireland in 1734.Family tradition claims Patience came from a VA plantation family.James and Patience moved to NJ and had twin sons, James (my line) and William; three daughters: Mary who m 1st. James Mather, 2d. James Stwart; Elizabeth who m Wm Horton ; Patience m Nathan Holly who d 1847 on Wyoming Co., NY.
Patience had a brother Joseph whose mother was Susanna Bills. Joseph's son Josephm Margaret Baird.They had three children: Sarah; Joseph, Jr.; Francis Baird (1786-1861) died at Amity, NY [I have more on Joseph, Sr.'s family.]
Patience's sister Mary was killed by Indians in Minisink in 1858. Another brother was Inman or Francis Inman Walling.