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     David B. Fluharty, a recruit, age 21, mustered in April 8, 1864. He served with another David Fluharty and after seeing the latter's pension file, it seems possible that a few pages of their records may have been blended together. However, it appears that both men were wounded and both were honorably discharged. David B. gave a declaration in support of the other David Fluharty's Pension application.

1850 Census, Western District No. 35, Marion County, (West) Virginia
James Fluharty, 37, Laborer, b VA
Jane Fluharty, 22, b VA
David Fluharty, 5, b VA
John Fluharty, 3, b VA
Joseph Fluharty, 1, b VA

1860 Census, Pinegrove, Wetzel County, (West) Virginia
James Fleharty, 47, Farmer, $150, b VA
Lucinda J. Fleharty, 32, b VA
David Fleharty, 15, b VA
John Fleharty, 13, b VA
Joseph Fleharty, 11, b VA
Mary Ann Fleharty, 9, b VA
James C. Fleharty, 6, b VA
Sarah E. Fleharty, 4, b VA
Eliza C. Fleharty, 2, b VA

1880 Census, District 106, Grant District, Wetzel County, (West) Virginia
David B. Fluharty, 34, Blacksmith, VA VA VA
Usebeanne Fluharty, 34, Wife, Keeping House, VA VA PA
Silas Fluharty, 12, Son, Works in shop, WV VA VA
Joseaphus Fluharty, 8, Son, WV VA VA
Amos Fluharty, 6, Son, WV VA VA
John W. Fluharty, 3, Son, WV VA VA
Vashta B. Fluharty, 1, Dau, WV VA VA

1890 Census of Veterans, Grant District, Wetzel County, (West) Virginia
David Fluharty, Private, Co H, 1st WV Inf.; 24 Mar 1864 - 2 June 1865.

1900 Census, District 97, Grant District, Wetzel County, (West) Virginia
David B. Fluharty, 51, b Sep 1848, married 14 years, Farmer, WV WV WV
Mary Fluharty, Wife, 36, b Sep 1863, 6 children/6 living, WV WV WV
Jasin L. Fluharty, Son, 11, b July 1888, At School, WV WV WV
Minne M. Fluharty, Dau, 10, b Apr 1890, At School, WV WV WV
Walter F. Fluharty, Son, 8, b Jan 1892, At School, WV WV WV
Dessa Fluharty, Dau, 7, b Jan 1893, At School, WV WV WV
Jasper N. Fluharty, Son, 5, b Mar 1895, WV WV WV
Elijah B. Fluharty, Son, 1, b Oct 1898, WV WV WV
Nickless M. Fluharty, Son, b May 1900, WV WV WV


H. H. Hardesty's History of Wetzel County, West Virginia

     David B. Fluharty a native of West Virginia, was born in Marion county, Sept. 2, 1845, and came to Wetzel county in the fall of 1855. He is a son of James Fluharty, deceased, and Lucinda J. (Jones), who is still living. He was married first in this county, Jan. 19, 1865, to Euceba Matheny, who was born here Oct. 2, 1845. She was a daughter of David and Cassie (Gray) Matheny, who have gone to their reward. To them were born the following children: Lewis, dec., Silas, Charles B., dec. He was married secondly to Mary Hendershot, who bore him the following children: Jason L., Minnie M., Walter F., Daisy, Jasper and Elijah. When the war broke out his heart was with the Northern cause and he was enrolled March 26, 1864, at Wheeling, W. Va., as a private in Co. H, 1st W. Va. V. I. He took active part in the battles of New Market, Berryville, Cedar Creek and Piedmont; at the latter conflict he was wounded June 5, 1864, in leg below the knee; he was taken to hospital at Grafton, W. Va., where he received medical treatment for two months. In August, 1864, he was furloughed for thirty days and returned to duty at end of time. He was consolidated with Co. F, 2d V. V. I., and was honorably discharged June 2, 1865, at Washington, D.C. His brothers, John and Joseph, served in the late war. Comrade Fluharty is by occupation a farmer and his address is Pine Grove, W. Va. [Died 17 Apr 1906.]