The legacy of Ananias, a prominent figure in the early history of Jackson Co., is presented in "Descendants of Matthew Russell and Related Families of Jackson Co., AL: A Collection of Genealogies," 2009, by Walter Russell. This review contains Ananias' known genealogy, his migration to Jackson Co., and partial genealogies and lineages ofrelated families, i.e., Allison, Arnold, Austin, Cargile, Carlton, Champion, Grider, Knight, McCrary, Owens, Russell, Walker, plus many more, some of whom yet reside in Jackson Co.The book is based on offical RW documents, local records, and on contributions by family historians who shared their carefully detailed records and preservedmemorabilia with the author to assure their family memories would never fade. Some of these contributors are identified in the text while others are listed in endnotes.The combined efforts of everyone resulted in a 6 x 9 book, 548 pages, with over 8500 fully indexed names. For cover image, design, reviews, and more information please visit web site: www.matthewrussellgenealogy.com. For further details please contact me via this forum or direct.