Creighton was the 2nd son of John and Viletta(McClure) Bondurant. He was Brother to Cyrus Olive Ellen Ripley Serepta Freemont
Born in Ohio he traveled with his parents to Iowa before settling in Minnesota. It was in Minnesota that he enlisted with brother Cyrus to serve for the union in the civil war. He returned to a farmers life in MN. but moved west to Washington where he spent the remainder of his years.