My great-great-grandmother's name is Dorothea Oberth, and she was from Nadesch, Romania.My great-great-grandfather (Michael Kramer) came over around 1900, and Dorothea was not allowed into the US because she had measles.He sent for her later.
You may or not be aware of Hermann Oberth, who is related to our family...he was an early German rocket scientist who was Werner Von Braun's mentor.Here's a link:http://www.kiosek.com/oberth/http://www.kiosek.com/oberth/
My father's cousin's name is Carl Obert, and he lives in Huntington Beach, CA.His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.Carl has done a bit of research on the Obert family, and might have information for you.
His father came from Germany or Romania around the same time.
Dorothea Oberth, a distant cousin, lives in Mayan, Germany, which is near Koblenz (near the Rhine, Rhein, Rijn).We only have her boyfriend's e-mail address...email@example.com.His name is Manfred Wollering.The "h" was dropped at Ellis Island.
Another relative is Ursula Oberth Stange, and her e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you e-mail these folks, please just tell that that you got the e-mail addresses from Mike Kramer.