Howard Abell's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Howard or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 67 markers, haplogroup I-M253, FTDNA kit #391210
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Howard:
Abell-1122 and Abell-1141 appear to represent the same person because: Hi, I was looking at my profile and made one for my dad (Howard Abell) and noticed you have his up also. I would like to merge mine to yours if you're ok with that? Fred Abell is my grandpa and Lula Smith was his wife, my grandma.