Allendale Buggy & Wagon Co.


Allendale, SC

FAMILIES: Wolff; Pearlstine

In 1912, Allendale merchant Henry Wolff (1848-1914); his wife, Rachel “Ray” Pearlstine (1871-1936); and his brother-in-law, Thomas Pearlstine (1879-1961), founded the Allendale Buggy & Wagon Co. in Allendale, South Carolina with a capital of $6,000. Allendale Buggy & Wagon Co. worked in tandem with Henry and Rachel’s general merchandise business Henry Wolff & Co., which existed in Allendale from 1885 until 1936.

Main Image: Notice of a charter issued to Allendale Buggy & Wagon Co. Reprinted from The State, August 13, 1912.

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation.

JHSSC Office
Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center
96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843 953 3918