Jones, Joseph Stevens was born on September 28, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abraham and Mary (Stevens) Jones.
Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1843. Made debut as actor, Providence, Rhode Island, 1827. Began career in Boston, 1828, acted and wrote plays, 1828-1838.
Author: (plays) The Silver Spoon or Our Own Folks (best-known drama, produced at Boston Museum 1852), Moll Pitcher, The People’s Lawyer, Paul Revere and the Sons of Liberty, 1875, The Carpenter of Rouen. (novel) The Life of Jefferson S. Batkins …, 1871.