Mar. 29, 1873 Sandstone Jackson County Michigan, USA
Chester was the son of Elliot Armstrong and Eleanor (Phelps) Armstrong.
Chester was in the War of 1812. Chester participated in the foray to protect the building of American vessels at Vergennes. He also served in the infantry for a time in Colonel William Williams' Regiment under Captain John Robbins (who was a third lieutenant during the Plattsburgh initiative).