I am looking for my mother's side which was Hawkins.My grandfather was Franklin 'Frank' or 'Frankie' R. Hawkins.He was born in Hammond, Lake Co., IN, August 22, 1904, or 1905.Story goes, he was a twin born to an unmarried Unnamed Women who had an affair with a married Mr. Benjamin O. Hawkins. After having the boys and bring them home, she attempted to do away with them and herself.She died along with one of the twins leaving my grandfather, Frank, alive.Mr. Hawkins adopted Frank and gave him his name.I have located Frank Hawkins and my grandmother, Helen L. Ward Hawkins in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH in the 1930 Census.I have located Benjamin Hawkins and his family including Frank, Catherine b. May 09, 1904, IN, Cecil b. abt 1917 and Beatrice b. about 1919, in the 1920 Census of Montgomery Co., OH, Dayton. Benjamin Hawkins is listed as being 44 yrs old, can read and write and is renting his house. He is a contractor-carpenter and can speak English. His birth place was NC as well as his fathers and mothers birth place. His wife, Molly (Willis) is listed as being 43 yrs old being born in NC as well as her parents.She can read and write and speaks English.She is taking in washing from family and friends to make ends meet. I have located the grave site of Benjamin Hawkins and his son Cecil Hawkins in Dayton, OH.Cecil died of a drowning accident when he was 7 yrs old.Mollie Willis Hawkins grave site has not been found.I believe that after Catherine and Beatrice married they moved to NC, city Unknown. I visited once in Bakersville, NC when her first husband died.I believe she remarried but do not have any names or location.If anyone knows anything about this family, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.I am at a lost and don't know where to go from here.My mother, Maudie C. Hawkins Smith died 4 yrs ago and my Aunt, Gloria Marie Hawkins Essman died years ago.These were Frank and Helen's only children.I do not know anything about the adoption process and do not know how to go about getting any records of his adopting or if I even can at this date.If anyone knows about adoption from Hammond, IN and know how I can get his adoption records opened, please let me know.Any info may help lead me to someone that knows something.