Cyrus Olney Patterson
b. 25 September 1878, Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, to Francis M. and Louisa Jane (White) Patterson
d. 17 April 1940, Daly City, San Mateo County, California
m/1. 5 April 1911, Marion County, Indiana
Cuba Marie Almond
b. 1888, to Harland and Viola (Osborn) Almond
m/2. about 1921, probably Denver, Colorado
b. about 1891, Iowa
d. after 1940
Children with Cuba Marie Almond:
- Lowell (1911-1985)
Children with Genevieve [–?–]:
- Stephen (b. ca. 1929)
Olney grew up outside of Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, and graduated from Brownsburg High School in 1898. Shortly after marrying in 1911, he left Indiana and moved to Denver, Colorado, where his son Lowell was soon born. After they divorced, his ex-wife raised Lowell until he was a teenager, then he went to live with his father. Between 1930 and 1940, Olney left Denver and moved to San Francisco, California.
Olney worked for a telephone company in Plainfield, Indiana, and when he moved west, he was a superintendent for Western Union Telegraph Company.