The Descendants


Sarah Ellen (Cool) Montei




Last Change: 13 April 2017




More Info

Affiliated Families



Some Helpful Search Links


Cool Ancestry:


†††† (?) Kuhl - Gen 6 of the Cool Annex

†††† John Cool/Kuhl - Gen 5 of the Cool Annex

†††† Jonathan Cool - Gen 4 of the Cool Annex

†††† Truman J. Cool - Gen 3 of the Cool Annex

†††† Lorenzo Dow Cool - Gen 2 of the Cool Annex

†††† Sarah Ellen (Cool) Montei - Gen 6 in America and Gen 1a of the Cool Annex

†††† John Dedrick Norman Montei - Gen 6 in America and Gen 1 of the Montei Annex


Pauline Ellen (Montei) MacArthur (1914 - 2014)

"Mom" (to her Hobe Sound, FL friends & customers)


Cool Generation 7

Descendant # 5


MacArthur, John B., lll & Pauline Ellen (Montei) (84) #.jpg


1.Paulineís parents: John Dedrick Norman and Sarah Ellen (Cool) Montei


2.Paulineís birth: 23 November 1914 at home on the family farm, 3.5 miles east of Fairgrove, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.


Pauline's death: 10 March 2014 from complications of old age at Martin Nursing and Restorative Care Center, 6011 SE Tower Drive, Stuart, Martin County, Florida.Memorial service held 22 March at the Hobe Sound Bible Church, 11295 SE Gomez Avenue, Hobe Sound, Florida 33455.Arrangements by Forest Hills Funeral Home.


3.Paulineís formal education:




School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree

One room rural school house about 1.5 miles from the Montei residence; 1st through 8th grade

Fairgrove High School, Fairgrove, Tuscola County, Michigan

North Central College, Naperville, Illinois; BS degree majoring in home economics.


4.Paulineís marriage:


a.To whom: John B. MacArthur, III (photos) (more info)



(1)Jackís parents: John B., Jr. and Elizabeth Grace (Belting) MacArthur


(2)Jackís birth: 20 May 1908 at home on the family farm in Munro Township, Cheboygan County, Michigan.Baptized there 28 May 1913 and recorded in the local Methodist-Episcopal Church.


Jack's death: 1 December 1986, age 78, in a hunting accident near Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan; slipped and fell crossing a stream; hit his head, causing a cerebral hemorrhage.Though able to walk back to camp, Jack collapsed while removing his wet clothes and did not regain consciousness.Remains were cremated.


(3)Jackís formal education:




School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree

North Central College, Naperville, Illinois; BA degree majoring in education.


(4)Jackís employment history:




Job, location


Sailor; licensed (unlimited tonnage) pilot of freighters on the great lakes;.



Self employed in Florida, including proprietor of "The Farm," a restaurant, motel, and gas station.


Sailor on the great lakes.



(5)Jackís addresses before & after marriage:





Resided with his parents on the family farm in Michigan.


(6)Other biographical notes on Jack:


(a) Middle initial "B." was created by his grandfather to differentiate his grandfather from another John MacArthur living in the same area of Michigan at the same time.No middle name was associated with the initial.


b.Marriage date & location: 23 November 1944 at Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota.




(1. Paula Sue MacArthur: Born 1946.


(2. Linda Lou MacArthur: Born 1947.


(3. Sally Anne MacArthur: Born 1952.


(4. John B. MacArthur, IV: Born 1955.


(5. James Harry MacArthur: Born 1958.


5.US Census Records:








6.Last known state of residence for Pauline: Florida



WARNING: This page is a working draft of the results of ongoing research; all information on or linked to this page is subject to change.Do not assume the information displayed here is accurate.No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for its use or interpretation.Please help us identify inaccurate, incomplete, or inappropriate information by clicking here or e-mailing us at