Posted By:S. Meadows Burns
Subject:Distillery in Monroe County? Hoke Family
Post Date:April 29, 2000 at 15:23:31
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Forum:Monroe County, WV Genealogy Forum
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My grandmother's brother says his father John William Hoke told him that the family had had the first legal distillery in West Virginia (I assume 1863 or after) and had shown him where it was in the Sinks Grove area of Monroe County. Has anyone ever heard of this?