Mary Emma Pinner fits to be the daughter of Wright Pinner in Brunswick County. After Wright died, his son, Arthur, was head of the Household in the 1820 census. In the household at that time was a young female under ten. Arthur married a Mary, who was born in 1805, so she was not have been the mother. In 1810, Arthur's mother was still under 45 years.Arthur's sisters were Margaret, who married Arthur Benton and Mary, who married John Parker. In the 1830 census John Beck and his wife had 3 boys and one girl under five. They were living close to John Parker and Arthur Benton.In the 1840 census, John Beck was still living close to the Bentons and the Parkers, but this time, Mary Pinner, widow of Arthur, is also living closeby.In the 1840 census, the Becks had three boys from 10 to 15 and two daughters from 10 to 15.