On June 29 1694 he married the maidservant Annika Jonsdotter from the farm Brandsbol in the same parish. That year he lived on the farm Snarstad also in the same parish.
In 1734 it was noted in the churchbooks that he was a farmer and a judge. Three years later, in 1737, he became a widdower as his wife died.
He lived in Snarstad until he died, 82 years old, on July 29 1752. He was buried on August 2.