Elin was born in 1682 on the farm Slobol in Ånimskogs parish, Älvsborgs county. Her parents were Erik Bryngelsson and his wife Anna Andersdotter.
On November 7 1714, 32 yeras old, she married the farmer Måns Andersson Wall fron the farm Ånskolund, also called "Lunden" (The Grove), in the same parish. They asked to have the banns published on October 4, 11 and 31. As a morning gift she got "30 lod silver". After the wedding her husband moved to Slobol. There he became a farmer.
Elin lived with Måns in Slobol until she died on September 19 1747, 65 years old.