Rebecca Brown’s Obituary

Rebecca Alice Slocum was born to Edward and Renewed Hazard Slocum on January 16, 1844 in Rhode Island. Rebecca came to Vancouver when she was 24 years old with her uncle William C. Hazard. She married Charles Brown right here in the Brown house in 1874. The couple would go on to have (more…)

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Hazard & Slocum Tombstones

Tombstones of William Hazard and C.W. Slocum. William Hazard was the uncle of C.W. Slocum, as well as Rebecca Slocum Brown. Both men are pictured on the March 10th posting of this journal. These tombstones sit just a few yards away from each other at the Old City Cemetery in Vancouver. (more…)

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Slocum

Seated left; C.W. Slocum, right; Wm. Hazard. Standing are C.W. Knowles and daughter Ruth. C.W. Slocum once owned a very prosperous general store in early Vancouver located at 3rd and Main Streets. C.W. Slocum is Rebecca Brown’s brother and Wm. Hazard is their uncle. (more…)

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C.W. Slocum House

C.W. Slocum House. 605 Esther St. Vancouver.

C.W. is the brother of Rebecca Brown. This house originally stood one block to the South. It is now home to the Slocum House Theater. (more…)

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Charles Wilbur Slocum Family

These are pictures that pertain to Rebecca Brown’s family. Rebecca’s maiden name was Slocum. Slocum was a well known name in early Vancouver during its pioneer days. I have yet to find an actual photograph of Charles or Rebecca Brown but hopefully after more research and digging through (more…)

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