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I am sorry to hear about your situation. A place to start is to contact the financial institution in which the money market account was established. It is possible that this asset was not part of the trust and stood alone as a money market account with a payable on death beneficiary designation. If this is the case the financial institution would be able to assist with the transfer if indeed you are the beneficiary.
It would not hurt to have a lawyer review the accounting and trust agreement to determine it for accuracy and to outline your rights as a beneficiary of the trust. While the accounting may not have listed the money market account the trustee may still be aware of the account or information regarding the account.
Unfortunately, it is possible that your grandparents no longer held the account or it no longer had funds at the time of their death.
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