When Daniel Strawn was born in 1810, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaiah Strawn, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsy Gaskill, was 29. He married Elizabeth Bryan on 13 September 1846, in Mahoning, Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Goshen Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 February 1873, at the age of 63.
Probably an altered form of Strachan or Straughan ,reflecting the pronunciation.