Per was born in the year of 1678 most likely in Alsters parish, Värmlands county.
In the year 1713 he had already married Britta Månsdotter and lived on the farm Hösserud in Alsters parish.
In the year 1721 he and the family had moved to the farm Hasselbol in the same parish. Here he lived for the rest of his life.
Per died on December 9 1762. In the churchbooks it is written that he was 91 years old by the time of his death.