Johan was born around 1690, most likely in Eds parish, Värmlands county.
On December 28 1715 he married Britta Swänsdotter from Östra Segmon in the same parish. By that time he was living on one of the farms in Kållerud in Eds parish.
Most likely Johans owned one of the farms in Kållerud. His further life is not known.