Ava was born about 1829 in Greenup, Kentucky. She was 1 of 10 known children born to Moses Blakeman and
Betty King. She came with her parents to Jackson County, Ohio and lived there until moving to Saline County, Illinois.
Ava married Samuel Plumb on Oct 07, 1857 in Scioto County, Ohio and to this union was born 10 known children;
6 boys and 4 girls.
Here are the marriage and 1850, and 186 census.
We also have the 1870 and 1880 census.
Ava passed away on Dec 25, 1881 in Saline County, Illinois. We have another source that states she passed away on Dec 25, 1898. Her husband Samuel passed away in Sep 10, 1880. We have not found the burial place yet but will be making trip to Saline soon.