Thank you for your reply to my sister, Helen Gerber's note.
She passed away in September of 2004 of breast cancer that overtook her body. One of my friends noticed this on the roots web.
I have forwarded your reply to my brother, Peter J. Riphahn, Jr. also. He has travelled to Germany quite a few times to vist and trace roots. I have been there only once. His E-mail address is: email@example.com
My Great grandmother who had 4 children married a Doll after my great grandfather passed at the age of 36.
My brother has most of the information on this so hopefully he will reply to you.