Hi Vicki, Could Chester ELMER of Addison, Addison County, Vermont, below be related to your ELMER family? Jan
"ELMER, CHESTER. Residence: Addison, Addison County, Vermont Served from April 12, 1814 to May 20, 1814 in Capt. George Fisher's Company, Sumner's Regt.; volunteered to go to Plattsburg, NY, September, 1814, and was in the battle, serving 9 days in same company."
Source is "State of Vermont ROSTER of SOLDIERS in the WAR of 1812-14", prepared and published under the direction of Herbert T. Johnson, The Adjutant General, 1933, page 150.