Molly Sims

Sims in 2019, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Molly Bone Sims

Place of Birth: Murray, Kentucky, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 25, 1973

Ethnicity: English, small amount of German

Molly Sims is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of Dorothy and James Sims. She is married to producer Scott Stuber, with whom she has three children.

Molly is said to have Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Cherokee ancestry has been verified/documented.

Molly’s paternal grandfather was Patterson Malcolm “Pat” Sims (the son of James J. Sims and Dora Drucilla Tyner). Patterson was born in Tennessee. Dora was the daughter of Littleton Tyner and Mary Elizabeth Smith.

Molly’s paternal grandmother was Bessie Lee Hickerson (the daughter of Daniel Allen “Dan” Hickerson and Isabelle/Isabell Whitehead). Bessie was born in Tennessee. Daniel was the son of Jackson Hickerson and Ellen Roberts. Isabelle was the daughter of Jay Whitehead.

Molly’s maternal grandfather was Howard Taft Bone (the son of Joseph DeWitt Bone and Mary Jane “Mollie” Cagle). Howard was born in Kentucky. Joseph was the son of William Carroll Bone and Clara Rice. Mary Jane was the daughter of Carter Murette Cagle and Mary Jane Peebles.

Molly’s maternal grandmother was Ruby May Puckett (the daughter of Stonewall Jackson Puckett and Sallie Edna Biggs). Ruby was born in Kentucky. Stonewall Jackson was the son of Joseph/Joel F. Puckett and Martha Jenkins Belcher. Sallie was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Biggs and Mary/Mollie Elvira Flowers.

Sources: Genealogy of Molly’s father (through his brother) –

Molly’s paternal grandfather, Patterson Malcolm Sims, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Molly’s paternal grandmother, Bessie Lee Hickerson, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Molly’s paternal grandmother, Bessie Lee (Hickerson) Sims –

Genealogy of Molly’s mother (through her own sister) –

Obituary of Molly’s mother –

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