Zachariah Lawrence Bettis (1816-06-12)June 12, 1816
September 23, 1879(1879-09-23) (aged 63)
Probate Judge of Clarke County, Alabama
Zechariah Lawrence Bettis (June 12, 1816 – September 23, 1879) was an American politician who served as the Probate Judge of Clarke County, Alabama during the American Civil War. He was born in Edgefield, South Carolina and was a part of a migration from Edgefield County to Clarke County. In 1856, he was elected the Probate Judge of Clarke County. Under the constitution of the time, the Probate Judge was the chief executive official of an Alabama county. He remained in this office until 1866. He died in Grove Hill, Alabama in 1879.