Reverend Adam Boyd’s, (b1650 Scotland), son Robert Boyd (b1678 Ulster), died in Chester County, PA. Robert’s son George (b1691 Ulster) died in Pennsylvania, his son Patrick Harrison Boyd (b1711 County Antrim) died in Virginia, was the GGGGGrandfather of William Lawrence Boyd, (b 6-6-1894 Cambridge, Ohio) lists himself on his WW1 draft registration in 1917 as “farmer”. In 1918, he arrived in Hollywood and became a became a full-fledged leading man during the silent film era. His best work from that period included many films for Cecil B. deMille such as: "Why Change Your Wife?" (1920), "The Temple of Venus" (1923), "The Midshipman" (1925) and "The Volga Boatman" (1926). In 1935, Paramount Pictures offered him the lead role in a film "Hopalong Cassidy", which became an instant success and by 1948, he reprised his "Hoppy" character in over 60 films.