The following is a collection of books which were used to record business transactions of various people
Although there are not a lot of definite genealogical posts, there are a few where a person may be mention as a son of a certain person. John Dorsey in one posting is mentioned as “of Nat” It was nice to see conformation of John’s father being Nathaniel.
Mostly what this will show is someone being in the area at a certain time
For some of us who’s family left no paper work as far as wills and such it is nice to see mention of your ancestor, even if it was just buying something at the store
It can also be helpful prior to 1850 the census just mentions the head of the household. Hopefully this may help some researchers find mention of people who resided with others and did not make the early census records.