Owns Old Bed Used By Jones Family - 23 October 1932 - Page 5 Bluefield Daily Telegraph
OWNS OLD BED USED BY JONES FAMILY Believe It or not. Miss Temple Osborne, of Bluefleld, Va., owns the same bed that was used by Wiley Jones and Mrs. Jones 300 years ago, or thereabouts, or prior to. the time that Wiley Jones adopted John Paul neSi naval hero. Wiley Jones was the great-great- grandfather .of Miss Osborne. John Paul Jones, as is known, was originally named John Paul. He took the -name -Jones from his fosjter par- '' *'" '' '' . .• ., . ... , .• .- MIss Oeborne Is having the antique furniture brushed up and some repairs done to the ancient pieces. In addition to the bedstead 'she owns several additional pieces Once the property of Wiley Jones. Some years ago the Osborne family owned a desk which was the property of Thomas Jefferson. Miss Osborne is a teacher In a Bluefleld. W. Va., school and a sister of W. J. and T. A. Osborne. Miss Virginia Osborne, daughter of T. A. Osborne, owns a silver spoon once used by John Paul Jones. She also Is a teacher.