John P. Koonce, b. 1815 in Jones Co., North Carolina, married Harriet Melton, b. 1/10/1827, Gibson Co., Indiana. They were married in 1844 in Yalobusha Co., MS. They had a daughter, Adelaide Koonce, b. 1845 in Yalobushe Co., MS.She married George G. Walton, b. 1847 in Lavaca Co., TX.They had a daughter, Nellie Walton, b. 8/16/1865 in Lavaca Co., TX.Nellie married James Garner, b. 3/27/1858 in Leon Co., TX.They had a son, George Garner, b. 9/1/1897 in Runge, Karnes Co., TX.George was my grandfather.I do not have any further information on John P. Koonce.Any connection?I do know Harriet Melton's parents were Michael Melton and Rachael Cockrum.