Owns Antique - Miss Virginia Osborne . . . . silver tablespoon . . . . property of Wiley Jones . . . Osborne family; Bluefield Daily Telegraph 9 July 1931 Page 3

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 - OWNS ANTIQUE Miss Virginia Osborne, daughter of...
OWNS ANTIQUE Miss Virginia Osborne, daughter of T. A. Osborne, of Bluefleld. Va„ Is the owner of ft silver tablespoon from which it is believed John Paul Jones once sipped soup. The snoon was once the property of Wiley Jones in whose home thf famous naval hero was reared. The relic bears the Initials "W. G.". carved on the handle. It Is more than threo hundred years old and came to Miss Osborne through the Epps family, of Virginia. Her grandmother was a Miss Epps v$\o r to her marriage. Yesterday Mrs. Lucy Davidson, of Farmville. who is a guest in the Osborne home here was shown the relic, and she manifested considerable considerable interest In the ancient piece of silverware. The Osborne family own a number of antiques, rich In the history history of the first settlers in Virginia.

Clipped from Bluefield Daily Telegraph09 Jul 1931, ThuPage 3

Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Bluefield, West Virginia)09 Jul 1931, ThuPage 3
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  • — Owns Antique - Miss Virginia Osborne . . . . silver tablespoon . . . . property of Wiley Jones . . . Osborne family; Bluefield Daily Telegraph 9 July 1931 Page 3

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