|Rosina Jehle 1821-1893|
Together they worked at a renowned lunatic asylum, Illenau. The asylum, located in Achern, Germany, opened in 1842 and was known to have great success with the healing of many.
Often, groups would take excursions to various recreation areas. Trips were made to Mummelsee, a 55-foot deep lake considered to be of holy water. It laid serenely snuggled at the foot of Hornisgrinde, the highest mountain at 3,820 feet, in the northern Black Forest of Germany. It was believed the lake was inhabited by Nix, a mythical spirit that had the ability perform a metamorphosis of sorts by altering the body and mind, taking it to a better place.
|Georg Ross 1814-1904|
|Rosina Jehle, husband Georg and three sons,|
lft to rt: Eduard b 1847, Otto b 1849 and August b 1852