Pär was born in 1685, most likely in Alsters parish, Värmlands county.
In the year 1714 he was living on the farm Forsnäs in Alsters parish. In January the same year he married Kierstin Bengtsdotter who also lived at Forsnäs.
Pär farmed Nothern Forsnäs until the year 1747, when he and the family moved to the farm Hösserud in the same parish. He lived in Hösserud until he died, 82 years old, on May 12 1749. He was buried on May 20.