The 3rd Hodges/Hodge Society Genealogy Conference has been scheduled for October 4 and 5, 2008 near Taunton, Massachusetts. Taunton was an important center for the Hodges family in colonial times.
The agenda includes presentations by
. Shirley Hodges - The Joys of Genealogy and Whither Thou Goest, Tracing Female Ancestors . Robert J. Hodges - New England Genealogy . Robert L. Hodges - Origins of Hodge(s) in the United States . Terry Barton - Basics of Genetic Genealogy and Mitochondrial DNA in Genealogy . Ron Hodges - Navigating the FamilyTreeDNA web site . Nelson Hodges - Hodges/Hodge Deep Roots . Kit Stewart - Preparing for Research in Salt Lake City (site of 2009 conference)
There will be breakout sessions for those working on particular lineages and time set aside for networking with those with similar interests. Working Groups for the Hodges-Hodge Lineages, Regional Data Collection, and On-line Hodge(s) Database will meet and report on their progress.