He stayed at Southern Mon until 1729, as he on June 8 married the widdow Kierstin Jonsdotter from the farm Sjöstad in Alsters parish, Värmlands county. After the wedding he moved to his wife in Sjöstad.
In 1743 he took over the farm in Sjöstad as his wifes father Jon Månsson died.
He lived at Sjöstad until he died, 80 years old, on May 27 1783. He was buried on June 2.