After a search for whatever has come to light on the early life of Osceola, Charles H. Coe summarized his findings and his conclusions for the Florida Historical Quarterly.
Coe, Charles H.
"The Parentage of Osceola,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 33
, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol33/iss3/5