Courtenay married Lamont W. Marvin 2 Sep 1921 at Washington, DC, USA. Ms. Courtenay (“Court”) Washington Davidge, b. 3 Sep 1896 in Virginia, USA, d. 22 Mar 1963 in New York, USA. The couple has two sons, the eldest Robert and Lee the younger, her sons evidently named in honorable memory of her distant maternal cousin CSA Commanding General Robert E. Lee. Courtenay is the daughter of the late Mr. William Fendall Davidge (1871 – 1941) and Ms. Estelle Courtenay Washington (1875 – 1942), and the mother of famed Oscar-winning actor Lee Marvin. Her internment site is presently not known, but presumed to be this cemetery or Woodstock Artist Cemetery, no records are presently known regarding burial.
1. Courtenay appeared on the Census on 23 Jun 1900 in , Prince William, Virginia, USA, ED
76, pg 14A. Brentsville District
William F Davidge Head M 28 Jun 1871 Washington DC m. 4 yrs.
Estelle W Davidge Wife F 24 Jun 1875 Virginia 2/2 children
Courtney W Davidge Dau F 3 Sep 1896 Virginia
Anna W Davidge Dau F 2 Feb 1898 Virginia
William is a clerk.
2. Courtenay appeared on the Census in 1940 in New York, New York, New York, USA, ED 31-1483, pg 6B. Assembly District 16, Manhattan, East 79th Street
Courtenay Marvin Head F 39 Virginia
Robert Marvin Son M 17 Washington DC.
Lee Marvin Son M 16 New York.
Courtenay is recorded as a magazine writer, the boys are in high school. She is listed as married; however, she is listed as Head-of-House, where husband Lamont apparently not living with his family in New York City at time of 1940 census.
Lamont Waltman Marvin
1896–1971 (m. 1921)
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