my husbands family was in arkansas around van buren co. Then part of the family went to okemah ok then to monterey co. Ca. My father in law was robert stewart emberson born ar.his father was james albert emberson, his father robert emberson who was a doctor in ar. Brotherd of james were robert and henry. Stepsister hester and one other. They both lived in ok.
there is another family of embersons living in the area of russellville ar but we have not confirmed relationship. In most if the ark census they are listed as emberton due to the weird way they wrote the s. It looks like a t.