Birth Name: Robia Sara Rashid
Place of Birth: Vermont, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 30, 1977
*Bohemian Czech, English, Irish (mother)
Robia Rashid is an American television writer, producer, and showrunner.
Her father is from Pakistan. Her mother has Bohemian Czech, English, and Irish ancestry. Robia is married to Michael Oppenhuizen, with whom she has one child.
Robia’s maternal grandfather was Louis F. Pobuda (the son of Nicholas/Nickolas/Ignatius/Ignoe Frank “Nick” Pobuda and Barbara Hilbert). Louis was born in Michigan, to parents from Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Nicholas was the son of Josef Pobuda and Josefe Martinek. Barbara was the daughter of Joseph Hilbert and Kathrena.
Robia’s maternal grandmother was named Georgiana E. Pollard (the daughter of Henry Charles Edward Pollard and Georgiana). Robia’s grandmother Georgiana was born in New Jersey.
Sources: Obituary of Robia’s maternal grandfather, Louis F. Pobuda – http://legacy.com
Obituary of Robia’s maternal step-great-grandmother, Rosa/Rosemary Anna (Sindelar) Pobuda – http://www.familysearch.org
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