Jeanne Elspeth Burke Hart (February 18, 1920) is the mother of James Burke Chapin, Harry Chapin, Tom Chapin, and Steve Chapin. In 1940 she married Jim Chapin. They divorced in 1948. In 1952 Elspeth married Henry Hart. They had a son Jeb Hart. She also co-authored Story of a Life: The Harry Chapin Family Album with daughter -in-law Sandy Chapin, and grandson Josh Chapin.