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Nero Czar Alexander Simmons
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Birth: May 5, 1842
California
Moniteau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1905
El Dorado Springs
Cedar County
Missouri, USA

Son of William Simmons and Calpurnia Alexander

m1: Jane "Jennie"
ch inc:
-Sallie b abt 1868/MO
-William Walker July 1876/CA- m: Cora D Stanley 1902, Cedar MO., moved to Montana by 1920, m2: Mrs. Cecelia Cole aft 1920
-Jennie Nov 1878-Jun 1879
Nero's wife, Jane, died 1878 from childbirth complications with Jennie. The baby died seven months later.

m2: Martha Houk Aug 29 1879. She was dau of Andrew Jackson Houk and Mary J. Hill.
Eight children inc:
-Lucy Walker 1880-1972
-Georgia Jul 1882-
-Mary Ellen Nov 1884-May 1961/NM
-Edward "Eddie" N. Nov 1886- m: Ruby Preston 1916, Cedar MO.
-Frances V. Jan 1889-
-Eulalia "Eula" May 1891-Feb 8 1920 m: Ray Dykes 1908
-Maggie O. May 1894-Feb 8 1978/King WA m1: William Lester Price 1912, m2: Ray Dykes (her brother in law?)
-Elizabeth Apr 1896-
(Martha indicated she had 8 of 8 children living as of 1900);

Nero is shown in census records with his parents in Moniteau Co MO 1850 as age 8, and 1860, age 18.

1870 census Springfield, Henry Co MO: SIMMONS Nero C/27, Jane/21, Sallie/3 are living next door to his parents and children.

Moved to Sutter CA after 1870 census where he is found in voter records 1876, 1877.

1880 census Henry Co MO: SIMMONS N.C.A./37, Martha/23, Willie/3, Sallie/12.

1900 census Linn, Cedar Co MO: SIMMONS Nero C/57, Martha Jul 1856/43, Georgia/17, Mary E/15, Eddie N/13, Frances V/ll, Eulalia/9, Maggie O/6, Elizabeth/4, William W/24. Nero and Martha shown as married for 20 yrs with 8 of 8 children living. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Simmons (1816 - 1877)
  Calpurnia Alexander Simmons (1824 - 1904)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha I. Houk Simmons (1857 - 1942)
  Jane Jennie Simmons (1846 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie Simmons (1878 - 1879)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nero Czar Alexander Simmons (1842 - 1905)
  James B. Simmons (1844 - 1919)*
  Letitia E. Simmons Davis (1852 - 1911)*
  William C. Simmons (1855 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
El Dorado Springs Cemetery
El Dorado Springs
Cedar County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Original; Block 1; Lot 4; Space 3
 
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40033576
Nero Czar Alexander Simmons
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