Dr Heber Jones, Heber Springs AR was named for this man, they used his first name and due to the sulpher springs in the park the town was named Heber Springs Arkansas. Other towns were likewise named. Pearson Ar, a small town about 9 miles southwest of Heber Springs was named after the Pearson family who was also very prominent in and around Heber Springs and married into the Crosby family. See photo #185 on this page of Mildred (Pearson) Vander Hoeven who is a descendant of the Pearson Family for which the town was named, her Great Grandfather, John Wesley Pearson, Pearson Arkansas..


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