One of the officers in the campaign to take Ft. Duquesne in the French and Indian War was a William Byrd. This William may have been named for his grandfather Byrd.
William was a Medical Doctor specializing in Phrenology.
Residences & events:
1830 Covington, Campbell Co, KY. At census time William was 30-40 years old with a family consisting of 2 males under the age of 5, 2 at 10-15, 1 was 20-30, 1 female under 5, 2 at 5-10, and 1 was also 20-30. In the same county were his father Oner as well as John Powell.