Lee (aka Levi) was the son of Levi Macklin and Catherine Anna Yarian. He married about 1893 to Vinetta "Nettie" L. Schnabel. They are listed in the 1910 through 1930 census of Springfield, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was a farmer.
Children of Lee and Nettie: Floyd R. Macklin (1894-1965) Anna Grace Macklin (ca.1899-unk) Grace Macklin (ca.1901-unk) Harry E. Macklin (1907-1977) Mary Elizabeth Macklin (1911-1911) Elizabeth Ellen Macklin (1914-1914)