I hope your still looking for info on Minnie L Patterson
My grandmother was named Minnie L Patterson and her husband was named Claude H Reed .
The name Hawkins was tied to this family by a marrage to a sibling of Claude and Mannie Reed
I hope you receive this and if I can help you any more please feel mfree to respond
Have not as yet been able to trace any facts as to indian but have been told same way back :))