16 September 1818–
Skanderup, Ribe, Denmark
When Niels Johannissen Højrup was born on 16 September 1818, in Skanderup, Ribe, Denmark, his father, Johannes Jacob Højrup, was 34 and his mother, Ane Pedersen Moller, was 39. He married Ane Lydia Busch on 19 September 1847, in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Skanderup, Anst, Ribe, Denmark in 1834 and Copenhagen, Denmark for about 45 years.