John and Gretchen Ludwig were Molly Pitcher's parents. Molly Pitcher's real name is Mary Hays McCauly. She was called Molly Pitcher because she brought water to the soldiers during the American Revolution.
it was that she was born in Trenton, New Jersey and she helped her husband fight in the war and she got the name Molly Pitcher because she helped give people pitchers of water . She never made a speech.