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 was a member of the prominent pioneer Slocum family of early Vancouver. Rebecca married Charles E. Brown right here in the Brown House in 1874. Charles and Rebecca would eventually have three daughters, Floy, Frances and Harriet. Rebecca lived in Vancouver for forty years until she passed away on October 17, 1910 from heart failure. Photo courtesy of Rebecca’s great-granddaughter Anne Hurley of Corvallis, OR.