|Birth: ||May 5, 1842|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1905|
El Dorado Springs
Son of William Simmons and Calpurnia Alexander
m1: Jane "Jennie"
-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.
William Simmons (1816 - 1877)
Calpurnia Alexander Simmons (1824 - 1904)
Martha Irene Catherine Houk Simmons (1857 - 1942)
Jane Jennie Moore Simmons (1846 - 1878)*
Sallie Simmons Gardner (1869 - 1929)*
Jennie Simmons (1878 - 1879)*
Maggie O Simmons Dykes (1894 - 1978)*
Nero Czar Alexander Simmons (1842 - 1905)
James Bell Simmons (1844 - 1919)*
Letitia Elizabeth Simmons Davis (1852 - 1911)*
William C. Simmons (1855 - 1884)*
John Franklin Simmons (1861 - 1927)*
Alpha Lee Simmons Woods (1867 - 1950)*
El Dorado Springs Cemetery
El Dorado Springs
Plot: Original; Block 1; Lot 4; Space 3
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40033576