H. Harby

Merchant
1883-1894


Sumter, SC 29150

FAMILIES: Harby

From 1883 to 1894, Henry J. Harby (1858-1938) ran his own business, H. Harby. From its location on the corner of Sumter and Liberty Streets, Harby sold construction material, farm supplies, and livestock. H. Harby also sold wagons and wagon parts for the Wilson, Childs & Co Wagon Works of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1895, Harby & Co. succeeded H. Harby.

Above: Reprinted from The Watchman and Southron, February 19, 1884

Reprinted from The Watchman and Southron, September 23, 1891

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation. Longtime members of the JHSSC, Mr. Arnold obm, a merchant himself, and Mr. Farbstein obm were both children of South Carolina Jewish merchants.

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