In the year 1741 Nils moved from home to work as a farmhand on the farm Hasselbol in teh same parish. Four years later, in 1745, he returned home to Bjurerud.
On November 9 1746 he married the maidservant Ingebor Pärsdotter from the farm Hasselbol. After the wedding he moved to his wife in Hasselbol.
In 1753 the family moved back to Bjurerud. There he lived until he died, on January 27 1760, 45 years old. He was buried on February 10.