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a carpenter from New York. A contract for the construction of St.Peter’s Church in the Bronx was signed on Jan 26 1789 by John Odell. On January 4, 1790, he was granted another 25 pounds to construct the steeple.
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01/26/1789-John Odell signs contract for 336 pounds to build St. Peter's church in the Bronx, NY. 
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