When Dorothy May Poisal was born on 10 May 1924, in Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Leo Francis Poisal, was 21 and her mother, Mary Catherine Shaffer, was 21. She married James Martin Brant in 1941, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States. She died on 18 March 2000, in North Port, Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Husband Cemetery, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.
Usual English form of Dorothea . The name was not used in the Middle Ages, but was taken up in the 15th century and became common thereafter. It was borne by the American film star Dorothy Lamour ( 1914–1996 , born Dorothy Kaumeyer ).