The Resource Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers

Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers

Label
Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers, 1857-1861
Title
Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers
Inclusive dates
1857-1861
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers, 1857-1861, record the disbursements of the company for such expenses as advertising, express or freight charges, taxes, return premiums, etc. All vouchers were signed by Aetna's agent Alexander F. Kinney
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Based out of Hartford, Connecticut, the Aetna Insurance Company sold its first life insurance policy in 1850. In 1853, the company was incorporated as the Aetna Life Insurance Company with former Connecticut judge Eliphalet A. Bulkeley as its first president. In 1861, the company began offering participating life insurance policies, and at the end of the Civil War, Aetna was one of the nation's biggest life insurance providers. Today, Aetna is a diversified health care benefits company providing a range of health care insurance products and related services including dental, pharmacy, group life, and disability insurance.
  • Aetna Insurance Company established an insurance agency in Staunton, Virginia, in the mid-nineteenth century. Alexander F. Kinney served as an agent for the company. Kinney, a Virginia resident born about 1836, was also a bank teller and a circuit court clerk for Augusta County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Aetna Insurance Company Vouchers
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in transfers of court papers from Augusta County under the accession number 43658
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 1
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Augusta County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001598074
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Augusta County (Va.) Reel 244.
Type of unit
  • v.
  • microfilm reel.

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