|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This is a town-owned cemetery. The break in the back stone wall leads directly into the Point Road Memorial Forest, which is a cremains-only cemetery.
Note that the official documentation refers the name of this cemetery as "Blankenship" while the surnames on the stones are all spelled "Blankinship".
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as MRN805.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Rochester, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.15. The town of Marion separated from the town of Rochester in 1852.