Jan. 29, 1832 Mackinaw Tazewell County Illinois, USA
1892 Oreana Macon County Illinois, USA
America married first on 15 November 1857 Lt. Oliver H.P. Smith who was killed in action at the Battle of Iuka (Mississippi) during the Uncivil War. She married second on 20 April 1865 Anthony L. Betzer. Both marriages taking place in Marion County, Iowa.
She had 3 children by her first marriage and 4 by her second marriage.