She was born in 1714. In 1735 she was married to the soldier Erik Nilsson Ekelöf. In 1747, the family lived in Harvik in Dannemora parish, Uppsala county.
When her husband left his work as a soldier, the family moved from Harvik to the soldiers' croft on Kaggbols properties. She lived six years longer than her husband and died on Deceniber 5, 1783, in Kaggbol. She was, at the time of her death, 69 years and three months old. She died of "waterdedease".