Lincoln Abstract & Guaranty, LLC
The Abstract & Guaranty Company of Lincoln County was started as a need was recognized by some Pioneer Businessmen that there should be a service to provide good, accurate and dependable title evidence.
The year is 1905 and five businessmen in Chandler, Oklahoma Territory, two years before statehood, decided to start as abstract business to provide title evidencing service to the people and businesses of Lincoln County. The original meeting to start the process of incorporating was held on August 30, 1905 and then the company incorporated and received its Certificate of Incorporation on January 29, 1906. W.C. Hoover, W.R. Gulick, F.B. Hoyt, E.W. Hoyt and H.E. Kanaga were the men that founded The Abstract & Guaranty Company of Lincoln County. Jesse Berry was employed by the company around 1928 and subsequently purchased the stock of the company from some of the original owners. He served the community and Oklahoma Land Title Association in various positions of responsibility. He was elected to the Oklahoma State House of Representatives two different times.
Glenn Nichols was employed by the company on February 1, 1960. Glenn and Shirley Nichols bought the company when Mr. Berry retired on December 31, 1970. Glenn Nichols served as president of the Oklahoma Land Title Association in 1977 and also did committee work in the American Land Title Association.
Charles Nichols was employed by the company in January of 1986. Charles Nichols also served as president of the Oklahoma Land Title Association in 1997. He too served on committee assignments of the American Land Title Associations.
Charles Nichols purchased the company in January 1999, when Glenn Nichols retired. Charles sold the company to Stephen L. Smith in 2001 and then re-purchased it in the fall of 2008.
In April 2017 Oklahoma Abstract Partners, LLC purchased the assets of the company from Charles and Elizabeth Nichols changing the name to Lincoln Abstract and Guaranty, LLC d/b/a Smith Brothers Abstract & Title Co., LLC and FirsTitle & Abstract Services, LLC.
812 Manvel Avenue
Chandler, Ok 74834
D/B/A Smith Brothers Abstract & Title Co., LLC & FirsTitle Abstract and Title Services, LLC