So I contacted Tom, my cousin (or second cousin - never could get the titles) and Grace's son. "Do you have a geneology for the Hillegass' family?" He said, :I'll talk to Mom"
The next day I received this from Tom:
The first thing I found:
I can now start on the Sarah (can you believe there are Krauss' on both sides of the tree?) and George track and see if anyone has already completed their history too. If not, I will have to decide if i want to pursue it. Today, I am very excited about it. Perhaps I will.