A few of us Strains from different lines here in the US are kicking around the idea of having a 25-marker Y-Chromosome DNA test performed to see if we are related.(Since the Y-chromosome is passed virtually intact from father to son down through the generations it can be used to determine if males with the same surname have a common male ancestor.)
We were thinking that it would be interesting to include males of the Strahan, Strachan, Strawn families, as well as Strains from overseas.
The downside is that the cost of the test is $169 (per person) from the cheapest testing facility that we have found so far.
If you are interested in more information and possibly participating, please email me at Ted256 @ aol.com.(Please put "DNA Testing" in the subject line so that I don't delete your email with the rest of my daily spam.)