John's Cemetery is located in Marcy Township, on the west side of
Ogden in Boone, County, IA.
cemetery is located adjacent to the east side of Glenwood cemetery,
at the top of the hill on Division Street. The cemetery uses the
same entrance road as the Glenwood cemetery.
early Catholic residents of the area were buried in Mount Cavalry
Cemetery in Grand Junction, which is about eight miles west of Ogden
on U.S. Highway 30 in Greene County. Others were buried in Sacred
Heart Cemetery in Boone, eight miles to the east and still others in
Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, in neighboring Dallas County.
is some confusion in reading older obituaries involving St. John's.
Early in its inception the cemetery was known by local residents as
Mt. Olivet and that name is used in many early obituaries.