In the churchbooks for 1748 - 1754 it is written that he went to school in the city of Karlstad.
On October 20 1763 he married the maid Britta Svensdotter from the farm Sjöstad in the same parish. After the wedding he moved to his wife at Sjöstad.
He lived for the rest of his life in Sjöstad and died, at an age of 49, on June 24 1783. Hindrik was buried on June 29.