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                               UNITED STATES
                            Washington, D.C. 20549

                               SCHEDULE 13G
               Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                            (Amendment No. 1)

                            BROWN & BROWN, INC.
                             (Name of Issuer)

                                COMMON STOCK
                       (Title of Class of Securities)

                              (CUSIP Number)

                            February 14, 2000
         (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which 
this Schedule is filed: 

[   ]  Rule 13d-1(b)
[   ]  Rule 13d-1(c)
[   ]  Rule 13d-1(d)

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be 
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities 
Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities 
of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions 
of the Act (however, see the Notes). 

       CUSIP No. 115236-10-1

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   1.  Names of Reporting Persons.

                                   J. Hyatt Brown

I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only). 


  2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

      (a)  .........................................................

      (b)  .........................................................


  3.  SEC Use Only..................................................


  4.  Citizenship or Place of Organization       USA


Number of Shares Beneficially     5.  Sole Voting Power:
Owned by Each Reporting 
Person With

   6.   Shared Voting Power:  2,724,456 (shared with spouse)


  7.   Sole Dispositive Power:

  8.   Shared Dispositive Power:  2,724,456 (shared with spouse)


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  9.  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person:


  10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares (See 


  11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11):    19.9%


  12.  Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions):   IN


Item 1.  (a)  Name of Issuer:  Brown & Brown, Inc.

         (b)  Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:  
              220 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida  32114

Item 2.  (a)  Name of Person Filing:  J. Hyatt Brown

         (b)  Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, 
              Residence:  220 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, 
              Florida  32114

         (c)  Citizenship:  USA

         (d)  Title of Class of Securities:  Common Stock

         (e)  CUSIP Number: 115236-10-1

Item 3.  If this statement is filed pursuant to Section 240.13d-1(b) or 
         240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

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         (a)  [   ]  Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the 
                     Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

         (b)  [   ]  Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act 
                     (15 U.S.C. 78c).

         (c)  [   ]  Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) 
                     of the Act (15 U.S.C.78c).

         (d)  [   ]  Investment company registered under section 8 of the 
                     Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8).

         (e)  [   ]  An investment adviser in accordance with 
                     Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

         (f)  [   ]  An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in 
                     accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

         (g)  [   ]  A parent holding company or control person in 
                     accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

         (h)  [   ]  A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) 
                     of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

         (i)  [   ]  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of 
                     an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the 
                     Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

         (j)  [   ]  Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

Item 4.  Ownership.Provide the following information regarding the 
                    aggregate number and percentage of the class of 
                    securities of the issuer identified in Item 1. 

         (a)  Amount beneficially owned: 2,724,456.

         (b)  Percent of class:   19.9%

         (c)  Number of shares as to which the person has:

              (i)    Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:   ___________.

              (ii)   Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:   2,724,456. 

              (iii)  Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

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              (iv)   Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition 
                     of:   2,724,456.

Instruction. For computations regarding securities which represent a right to 
acquire an underlying security see Section 240.13d3(d)(1).

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date 
hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more 
than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [   ]. 

Instruction: Dissolution of a group requires a response to this item.

Item 6.  Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.


Item 7.  Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired 
         the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company


Item 8.  Identification and Classification of Members of the Group


Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group


Item 10. Certification



After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, 
I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, 
complete and correct. 

                               February 10, 2000

                              /S/ J. HYATT BROWN

                              J. Hyatt Brown, Chairman, President & CEO

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The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the 
statement is filed or his authorized representative. If the statement is 
signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an 
executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the 
representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed 
with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this 
purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated 
by reference. The name and any title of each person who 
signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature. 

NOTE: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and 
five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See Section 240.13d-7 for 
other parties for whom copies are to be sent. 

Attention:Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute 
Federal criminal violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001)