Obituary of his daughter, Mary Ann Harrison Davis, states that according to family oral tradition he was born at Berkeley Plantation and was a son of Pres. William Henry Harrison. He was the only slave owned by Dr. Thomas Harrison taken to Marengo County, AL where he established Faunsdale Plantation. Dr. Harrison was not related to the Harrisons of Berkeley. Charles City County Richard M. Bowman Center for Local History Archives.