He was born 1676, most likely in Alsters parish, Värmlands county.
In 1708 he married Ingeborg Bengtsdotter from Forsnäs in the same parish. At that time Måns lived on the farm Öjenäs in Alsters parish.
In 1710 they were living on the farm Ås in Alsters parish.
His wife Ingeborg died in or before 1729. In the same year, on june 20 1729, he remarried Gunilla Jonsdotter from Brandsbol in the same parish. After the wedding she moved to Måns in Ås.
Måns lived in Ås until he died, 55 years old, on September 19 1731. He was buried on September 29.