How Did Mr. Matzeliger Contribute To Suriname?

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Jan Matzeliger was born on September 15,1852, in Paramaribo now known as Suriname. Suriname is located in South America. Mr. Matzeliger died August 24,1889 in Lynn, Massachusetts. Matzeliger died at age thirty-seven of Tuberculosis. Mr.Matzeliger began working age the age ten. He worked at machine shops with his father , his father was a dutch engineer. His mother work as a surinamese. He was the only child. At age 19 Matzeliger left Suriname to exxplore the world as a sailor on and East Indian Merchant ship.In 1873 Mr. Matzeliger settled in Philadelphia. As he settled he worked twice as hard to learn the language english. Mr. Matzeliger struggled with living in Philadelphia. He could not find any work and he had no place to go. He decided
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