Friendswood is an unincorporated community in Guilford Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.
History [ edit ]
Friendswood was a station and shipping point on the railroad.
A post office was established at Friendswood in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909. [3 ] One source speculates the name may indicate the presence of Friends, or [4 ] Quakers. [5 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Friendswood, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-17
^ . Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 616. History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens
^ "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History . Retrieved . 3 October 2014
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 140. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...perhaps suggesting a Quaker influence...