Michael Keyserling


Seabrook Island, SC

FAMILIES: Keyserling

Michael Keyserling (1866-1921) immigrated to the United States in 1880. By 1897, Keyserling lived on Seabrook Island, where he ran worked as a merchant and a trucker. On Seabrook Island, Keyserling owned a store adjacent to the railroad line between Beaufort and Yemassee, which he acquired from the MacDonald-Wilkins Company. Before he moved to Seabrook Island, Keyserling co-owned a store in Baltimore, Maryland.

Main Image: Reprinted from The State, July 17, 1921

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.

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