Edna Mitzel and my dad, Amos Kusel, were second cousins, with Edna being a daughter of Hugo Grau and Amos a son of Ida (Grau) Kusel.
Hugo's dad was Claus and Ida's dad was August - Claus & August were sons of Detlef & Sophia (Sachleben) Grau.
Detlef had a twin brother, Gottlieb...

-4 Adam Grau
Trien ?

-3 Michael Andreas Grau
Catharine Koops

-2 Detlev Grau 1764 to July 27, 1837 Hummfeld, Germany
Weibke Glöye 1764 to January 1813

- 1 Detlev Grau June 17, 1795 to April 12, 1867
Elsabe Blunck November 6, 1792 to January 10, 1843
both born and died in Bramstedt, Germany

1 Detlef Jacob Grau July 27, 1833 in Bramstedt, Germany September 1, 1923
Sophia Sachleben September 20, 1832 Grossenaspe, Germany November 27, 1903

2 August Grau May 17, 1863 in Grossenaspe, Germany September 25, 1922
Maria Hansen January 14, 1863 in Sehestedt, Germany October 27, 1934

3 Ida Grau Feb 19, 1891 to November 8, 1980

4 Amos Kusel March 27, 1920 to September 1, 1970

5 David Kusel August 1, 1956


1. Hugo Grau, son of Claus
2. Emil Grau, son of August
3. Clara Grau, daughter of August
4. Emma Grau, daughter of Claus
5. Laura Grau, daughter of August
6. Grover Herman Grau, son of Twin Detlef
7. Carl Hell, married to Carolena Grau, daughter of Claus
8. Peter Moeller, married to Amanda Grau, daughter of Claus
9. Claus Henry Grau, son of Twin Detlef
10. Carolena Grau, daughter of Claus
11. Emma Grau, married to Gover Herman Grau
12. Martha Lena Miller Grau, married to Detlef Karl Grau. (I have been in contact with a descendent of Detlef Karl and she says her great-grandmother's name was not Martha Lena but Magdalena.
13. Detlef Karl Grau, son of Twin Detlef.
14. Maria Grau married to August, son of Twin Detlef
15. Detlef Jacob Grau (Twin)
16. Annie Waller Grau, married to Hugo Grau
17. Sophia Rothfolk, daughter of August Grau
18. August Grau, son of Twin Detlef
19. Edward Grau, son of Claus Henry
20. Amanda Grau, daughter of Claus Henry
21. Alma Hell Krogman, daughter of Carolena
22. Alvina Hell Anderson, daughter of Carolena
23. Lillian Hell Gulick, daughter of Carolena
24. Leonard Hell, son of Carolena
25. Walter, son of Hugo and Annie Grau
26. Amanda daughter of Hugo and Annie
27. Elmer, son of Claus and Mathilda
28. Clarence Hell, son of Carolena
29. Julius Grau, son of Claus Henry
30 Mathilda Grau, married to Claus

Children of Claus & Mathilda Grau are #1, #4, #8, #10, #17, #19, #29, #24, #20
Children of August & Mary Grau are #2, #3, #5, #7